News courtesy of Live Healthy Franklin County:
The Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded just over $250,000 to seven communities and one school district to build new trails, or connect and enhance existing trails. Congratulations to our very own City of Ottawa! and other awardees: Andover-Augusta Rail-Trail Initiative, City of Basehor, Fort Scott, Minneola, Overland Park, Pittsburg, and USD348 Stafford Schools!
Click here for the official announcement.
Ottawa received $13,865 to build a 1,600-foot-long eight-foot-wide connector trail using crushed limestone. The trail will link the trailhead of the Prairie Spirit Trail to the Flint Hills Nature Trail.
You can learn more about the Sunflower Foundation and the Sunflower Trails program at SunflowerFoundation.org.