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Tensions high as community center fights to survive

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The Perrysburg Heights Community Center may close its doors and that's not sitting well with some people.

The center has been around since 1991, but may close at the end of the summer if leaders can't find a way to raise money.

Tensions were high at a meeting to discuss the center's future on Sunday.

People in attendance say several board members admitted they were in violation of bylaws.

Stacey Page thinks that's a problem. "We were here to try and get onboard to try and turn things back around. We're former residents from the neighborhood and trying to get it back to what it used to be. To where the bylaws mattered. To where rules were instilled and where members of the community had a say in what went on in the organization."

The center is hoping to hand on to August's South of the Border Festival. That event usually brings in about $25,000.

 

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