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$316K renovation transforms Sam Fishman pool in Vergennes

TWO FAMILY MEMBERS of the person for whom the Vergennes Sam Fishman Memorial Pool is named pose with their family’s $60,000 donation to recent pool upgrades and repairs. Pictured are the late Sam Fishman’s daughters, Dr. Dorothy Fishman (left) and Audrey Fishman Franklin. They and Dr. Samuel W. Franklin, Fishman’s grandson, each donated $20,000 toward major improvements to the facility just completed this past Saturday.   Photo courtesy of Vergennes Parks and Recreation Department

Major improvements to the city of Vergennes Sam Fishman Memorial Pool wrapped up on Saturday included upgrading the filtration system, a new pool lining, improved lighting, new roofing on the pool house, and a second handicap access to the pool itself.

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