Showing support for Rio levy

Showing support for Rio levy

Dear Editor,

Rio Grande Community College is an integral part to many communities in the area, including Gallia County. Having this level of a quality higher education so close to home at such an affordable price makes Gallia a stronger community. For the first time in 43 years, Rio Grande Community College will have a levy issue on the November 7 ballot. Through this levy, Rio will be able to continue providing quality education at an affordable price, which will strengthen Gallia County for years to come.

One out of every four higher education degrees earned by Gallia residents is from Rio Grande. Rio is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to area residents and providing our communities’ businesses with a trained and ready workforce, bringing new employment opportunities to this area and strengthening our local economy.

The replacement levy will cost a homeowner, with $100,000 in property, an additional $2.39 per month. Your vote in support of the levy will continue to give residents the opportunity to receive a quality education. We want to see Gallia County continue to grow and watch our community succeed, and Rio plays a key role in that success.

Rio has shown its dedication to our community; now it is our turn to show our appreciation and support for enriching our lives. We will vote yes on the levy to help Rio, and we ask that you do as well! Rio is critical for Gallia County.

Pat Stout

Joe Foster

Clyde Evans

Showing support for Rio levy