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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A Better Place to Play Campaign Launches New Coupon Payment Method to Make Donating Easier

The A Better Place to Play campaign is increasing momentum with a new coupon booklet allowing individuals the option of making budgeted, monthly payments by mailing a check in with their contributions each month. This streamlined process was created to make donations easier for those wanting to give to either the Ice Rink/Teen Center, Sports Park, Spray and Play Park, or make a general donation to all three.

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City of Edwardsville Breaks Ground on Spray & Play Park Near Downtown Edwardsville: Naming Rights Now Up for Grabs

In hard hats and with shovels in hand, City of Edwardsville officials, Edwardsville Community Foundation and other stakeholders today broke ground on the new $2 million Spray & Play Park located near downtown Edwardsville at the corner of South Main Street and Schwarz Road. Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, Inc. of Highland, Ill., was chosen as the contractor for the development.

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A Better Place to Play Asks Area Residents to Eat. Fund. Play. On October 22

Effort to contribute to comprehensive fundraising campaign for three new parks in Edwardsville.

“A Better Place to Play”, the local campaign that is planned to provide increased recreational opportunities in the Edwardsville community, announced today their latest fundraising effort “Eat. Fund. Play.” on Oct. 22, 2015.

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