It is a beautiful Christmas present in advance that a small German town received a few weeks ago. Indeed, the municipality of Waldsolms has learned that it had inherited 6.2 million euros, reports International mail, relayed by RTL. Generators donors Alfred and Renate Wedel, both now deceased.
The fortune bequeathed by the couple includes shares, a house and land of 4,000 m². “The community of Waldsolms posthumously thanks the Wedels for this important legacy. We will manage it in a very responsible way, develop our community for the good of all and keep an honorable memory of the couple, ”the community said in its statement.
What will the money be used for?
This donation implies conditions among which the money which must imperatively be invested in public equipments. The 4,800 inhabitants of the municipality are therefore wondering how the municipality will use all this money. “All the investment projects for next year and the next are funded, we don’t need any money for that yet. You have to think about an investment, you have to think about the costs, ”said the mayor to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
A medical center could thus be created. “It wouldn’t be about building a building and expecting enough doctors to come there. We would be the initiators, the planners, but the center should of course develop on its own, ”explained the elected official.