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Riverside Beautification organization gets grant for improvement at city park | News


The Riverside Beautification Business has received a $8,400 grant to enable connect Riverside’s park and city playground. 

RBO President Julie Pounders explained the group received the grant from the Coosa Valley Resource Conservation and Progress Council. The RBO is utilizing the grant to start off putting in a strolling path between the new Riverside Playground and the done strolling trails at Riverside Park.

 Pounders reported the RBO has partnered with Tim Walker of Environmental Inc. to make an ADA compliant walkway in the sloped space leading to the park from the playground. When done, the park and playground will be linked for superior use of each areas by Riverside residents.

“We truly feel this trail we are working on will carry a ton additional people and children to the park,” the RBO president claimed. 

The Riverside Park is dwelling to a regional plant and bird sanctuary and Pounder mentioned the RBO hopes to use the park for an educational method for little ones. 

She explained the relationship involving the playground and the park will also open up up equally facilities to far more grant opportunities both equally from the RBO and the Town of Riverside. Pounders explained connecting the playground to the eco-friendly spaces at the park merely gives extra selections on grants. 

Pounders claimed the new Riverside playground will maintain a grand opening July 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with free ice cream for all. 


Taylor Mitchell is a Day-to-day Residence reporter covering Pell Town.


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