EAU CLAIRE — Five winners were named Thursday in a program that is awarding $300,000 in city funds to various community projects that were voted on by Eau Claire residents.

Coming out on top in the Empower Eau Claire voting were upgrades for new playground equipment coming this summer to a city park and buying equipment for a local food bank.

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