Montgomery County Helps Haunted Attraction Go Green

Get Halloween thrills and support recycling efforts in your community when you visit Slash Moraine, a haunted attraction operated by the City of Moraine at the former Splash Moraine Waterpark. Slash Moraine is constructed using approximately $9,000 worth of recycled and reused materials, donated by local businesses and individuals through the Montgomery County Material Reuse Facility (McMRF).

“Reuse is a key theme in our construction at Slash Moraine,” says Director Dave Miller of the City of Moraine Parks and Recreation. “Because of McMRF, we do not have to purchase costly new building supplies every year, so we are able to keep this attraction reasonably priced for the community.”

Slash Moraine reuses building supplies, paint, and props, such as medical gurneys, large shipping crates, and light boxes – all supplied by McMRF. McMRF collects and warehouses unwanted, yet reusable, materials from individuals and businesses, which are then redistributed to local nonprofit organizations.

Slash Moraine has been a signature local Halloween attraction for five years, and is designed entirely by volunteers. Nightly, more than 50 volunteers perform at the attraction.

Slash Moraine will be open from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Friday and Saturday through the end of October. Admission for the attraction is $7. For more information, contact Recreation Superintendent Julie Hoffman at (937) 535-1095.

Nonprofit 501c3 organizations in Montgomery County are invited to become a member of McMRF at no cost. Simply call 937-496-6639 to request a registration packet. Once the packet is completed and your nonprofit status is confirmed, you can "shop" at the McMRF warehouse free of charge.

       

Medical Gurney at Slash Moraine

Urgent Scare at Slash Moraine

About Montgomery County Department of Environmental Services

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Services provides solid waste disposal, recycling, drinking water distribution, and wastewater treatment to the citizens of Montgomery County. The department also offers educational outreach to local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region.

News
Consul General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region Attends County Commission Meeting
Yaron Sideman, the Consul General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region, attended the Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners Meeting to discuss the importance of the relationships that have been established as a result of DRITA, the Dayton Region Israel Trade Alliance.  Read More...
ADAMHS Funding for Opioid Sub-Acute Detoxification Program
Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) is providing funding for up to 20 beds for opioid detoxification services starting Monday, November 17, 2014.  Read More...
Chief Toxicologist Appointed to National Committee
Matthew Juhascik, Ph.D., Director of Toxicology with the Montgomery County Coroner's Office, has been appointed as a member of Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee's (SAC's) Toxicology Subcommittee by The National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Read More...
Montgomery County ADAMHS Receives System of Excellence Certification
Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) has received the highest level of recognition possible due to the diligent work of its staff and volunteers.  Read More...
More News...