New Sports Park Receives $300,000 in Grant Funding for Land Acquisition by MERPD

The City of Edwardsville recently announced that the Metro East Park and Recreational District (MEPRD) has designated $300,000 to be used for the City’s new sports park. The MEPRD grant will be applied toward land acquisition that will total 70 acres of land located on Goshen Rd., east of Ridgeview Road and near the I-55 corridor.

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City of Edwardsville Receives Grant from Madison County Community Development to Fund Spray & Play Park Features: Park to Open Summer 2016

The City of Edwardsville today announced that it received a Park Enhancement Grant from Madison County Community Development for $133,155 to help fund splash features to be installed at the new Spray & Play Park. The park, located at the corner of South Main Street and Schwarz Street near downtown Edwardsville, will open this summer.

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A Better Place to Play Campaign Receives $50,000 Donation From J.F. Electric to Fund New Sports Park

The community-wide fundraising effort for three new recreational facilities in Edwardsville recently received a donation of $50,000 for the proposed Sports Park by J.F. Electric on behalf of the Fowler family. This additional funding will go towards construction of this state-of-the-art Sports Park, which will be located near the I-55 corridor.

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A Better Place to Play Campaign Receives Large Donation to Fund ADA Ball Field at New Sports Park

The community-wide fundraising effort for three new recreational facilities in Edwardsville recently received additional funding for the proposed Sports Park by an anonymous donor. The $200,000 donation will go towards construction of the Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ball field at the Sports Park and gives the anonymous donor naming rights of the field, later to be announced.

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