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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The community of Portland, Michigan learned firsthand how powerful crowdsourcing can be
The community of Portland, Michigan learned firsthand how powerful crowdsourcing can be when they decided to build a pavilion for residents and visitors to enjoy. It sounded simple at first, but unforeseen challenges lay ahead of them including a devastating tornado that ripped through the town, sidelining the pavilion project until Portland regained footing. Despite this and other challenges, the pavilion was completed and has been a center for friendly activity since its completion... but there's much more to the story than just a happy ending.
In facing the unforeseen hurdles together, the people of Portland found that the strength and camaraderie they shared together could achieve more than they ever thought was possible.
For more information on the Public Spaces Community Places program, visit www.patronicity.com/puremichigan. To learn more about the pavilion fundraising campaign, visit https://www.patronicity.com/project/red_mill_pavilion_project#!/.
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