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Garrison Diversion Awards $140,735 in Matching Recreation Grants

CARRINGTON, ND (October 26, 2017) – The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District’s Recreation Committee recently awarded matching recreation grants to nine projects totaling $140,735. Projects varied from developing a skate park to developing a Veteran’s park and installing playground equipment.
The following grant applicants received Matching Recreation Grants from the committee:
• Grand Forks Parks District- $31,232 to develop Phase 1 of a skate park at Kannowski Park
• Keene Park Board - $5,000 to renovate the bathroom facilities to ADA compliance
• McKenzie County Veteran’s Service - $50,000 for the development of the McKenzie County Veteran’s Park
• Devils Lake Park Board - $4,860 for beach improvements at Lakewood Park
• Renville County - $250 to purchase perennial planters for the Mouse River Park
• Sargent County Park Board - $3,559 for continued improvements at Silver Lake
• Steele County Park Board - $21,678 for campground renovations at Golden Lake Resort
• Stutsman County – $7,500 to install new playground equipment at Spiritwood Lake Resort
• Williams County Park Board - $16,656 to install two double vault restrooms at McGregor Dam
“We are thrilled to give back to communities within the district through our matching recreation grant program,” said Bill Krivarchka, Recreation Committee Chairman. “It’s so good to see enhanced recreational offerings benefitting so many areas.”
Garrison Diversion dedicates two-tenths of its one-mill levy to the matching recreation grant program to qualifying projects within the 28-county district. The Recreation Committee meets every spring and fall to consider applications. The next deadline for recreation grant applications is April 2, 2018.

For more information on Garrison Diversion’s matching recreation grant program, contact Merri Mooridian at 701-652-3194, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or PO Box 140, Carrington, ND 58421.

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