Nick McWilliams reporting – With work underway for the new Claymont City Schools stadium project, the district received donations from area businesses.

In a release Thursday, Superintendent Brian Rentsch thanked a host of groups that pooled money to be used directly for the massive overhaul.

FabOhio, Inc. – Uhrichsville

  • $15,000 at $5,000 a year for the next three years

Bowerston Shale Company – Bowerston

  • $5,000 a year for three years, brick for concession stand

Connolly, Hiller & Ong, Inc. – Uhrichsville

  • $5,000 a year for three years

The $4.8 million project is slated to build a new stadium, along with bleachers, locker rooms and press box.

The current stadium was built over 80 years ago.

Donations can still be made by contacting the school’s administrative office at (740) 922-5478.

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