415 Group recently pledged $40,000 toward the construction of Centennial Plaza in Downtown Canton.

The plaza will cost $12.3 million to build. Funding is coming from taxes, the state of Ohio, and private donations from local and state leaders and community organizations. 415 Group contributed to funding since many employees and clients are based in Canton and the surrounding area.

“At 415 Group, we take pride in our community and improving the quality of life for all of Stark County,” says Frank Monaco, 415 Group managing partner. “Centennial Plaza is a great opportunity to do that. We’re all excited to attend events there.”

The new plaza will feature a covered stage, video board, café, fire pits, a “Canton” sculpture and more. The city has a 10-year agreement with the Pro Football Hall of Fame for programming, and the new event space should attract local residents and visitors from northeast Ohio.

Giving back and supporting the community is one of 415 Group’s core values. Throughout the year, associates donate over 3,000 hours a year to more than 30 different organizations in communities where they live and where their clients operate.