Today is the final day you can cast an online vote to help the Community Center secure a grant to establish a rooftop garden.  The Center has recruited Alton Main Street, The Nature Institute, ATCOM and the Sierra Club have all helped with the development of the project which includes garden beds, a dance floor and dining area, observation decks and a gazebo.

Until the end of the day, Facebook users can vote for the projects they want to see Nature's Path Foods in partnership with Organic Gardening donate money to. If the Center is one of the top two vote recipients, they will be awarded $15,000. The money would be used to purchase materials needed to transform the roof into a garden which would be used to educate kids at the center according to Director of Operations Michelle Pawloski.


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Vote totals are close, and the project appears to have a legitimate shot at winding up in the top two. You can cast your vote for the Community Center by clicking on the link on this story at


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