P-3553

Blythe Bounces Back

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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Blythe, CA

Total Budget: $7,000

Area of Focus: Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: Construction/Renovation

Summary: Rennovation of existing signage and creation of new signage to stimulate econimic development


The city of Blythe, CA, on the California -Arizona boarder has been in a serious economic decline for years. The poverty rate is at roughly 28%, more than double the national average. Yet, border town Blythe, residing on the I-10 conduit to Arizona has a unique opportunity to capture tourism dollars, through attracting travelers seeking food and gas as well as fun on the Colorado River. The City of Blythe has begun an initiative to improve the image: hiring muralists to improve deteriorating commercial buildings and sponsoring clean-up days. Rotary Club of Blythe would like to contribute to this effort by replacing 2 deteriorating "Welcome to Blythe" signs (one of which features the Rotary logo) on this I-10 conduit and by adding signage along the freeway which will draw attention to some of our agricultural accomplishments. We estimate the cost of the signage we will be replacing to be $2500 each and the new signs highlighting agricultural accomplishments to be $1000 each.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Blythe

Primary Contact: Juliette Singler

Email: juliettesingler@yahoo.com

Project Status

Submitted
This project is "Submitted". This means that it needs to be signed by the club leadership. Notifications emails have been sent to these parties with instructions on how to digitally sign this project. Once all the signatures are collected, the status of the project will be automatically changed to "Signed".

Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Blythe (5340)

25-Jul-20

$3,500

$3,500

$7,000

Total

$3,500

$3,500

$7,000

DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

Project Supporting Documents


[29-Jul-20]
Rotary District 5340.pdf


[29-Jul-20]
Rotary District 5340.pdf


[29-Jul-20]
routing

 

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History Log Entries

25-Jul-20

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

5-Aug-20

by Juliette Singler

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

5-Aug-20

by Lois Shaffer

System Entry: Project signed by Lois Shaffer.

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