DECATUR IL - Efforts are underway to help make Decatur a stronger, more vibrant city. Grow Decatur a new community group will recognize many organization's in Decatur doing good work. Under the program citizens and community leaders address the problems in the city, with efforts to improve.
Grow Decatur member Fred Spannaus is hoping to change Decatur before it is to late. "The trends are not positive. They're growing were shrinking. That's created a scene of urgency that this Grow Decatur thing needs to happen and happen no. We can't just sit around and wait for something good to happen three to five years down the road. We've got to get it now."