Ohio Elks Association funds ballistic vest for Greene County Parks and Trails

The Ohio Elks Association donated over $650 to Greene County Parks and Trails for the purchase of a ballistic vest, according to a GCP&T press release.

Brady Smith, chief ranger for GCP&T, accepted the $676.78 check on behalf of the park agency at a recent meeting, according to the report.

Ballistic vests are used to absorb, reduce or stop the impact of projectiles.

Greene County Park and Trail rangers serve as peace officers for the park agency and patrol its nearly 3,000 acres of parkland, 62 miles of paved trails and 12 miles of hiking trails, according to the report.

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