Ceraland Park is opening to the general public for the first time this spring to generate extra money for one of the region's premier recreation facilities.
The park’s amenities had been limited to Cummins employees and associated companies, but a 2012 decision how the park is funded prompted a change.
The decision to open the park to the public was made primarily to generate additional revenue, Ceraland General Manager Jim Kreutzjans said.
“We had to change our business model to survive,” Kreutzjans said.
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