CARSONIA PARK DEVELOPMENT
Great news for our community! The Recreation Commission of the Antietam Valley was awarded over $277,000 in grant funding to expand and redevelop Carsonia Park, following the Master Plan completed last year.
Thanks to all of you who have been supporting AVCP’s work to raise funds to support the Master Plan—at our last meeting we pledged $20,000 for park improvements, bringing the total raised by AVCP to $33,000, which, in addition to funds provided by Mount Penn, Lower Alsace and the Water Authority, helped make up the match funding that made these applications possible. The Recreation Commission and the Water Authority are still waiting to hear about another round of grant applications, so keep your fingers crossed—we should know more in March. It’s a great day in the Antietam Valley!
Thanks to some very hard work by citizens and organizations in our community, including AVCP, we now have a Master Plan for the restoration of Carsonia Park and Crystal Lake. The plan calls for a reorientation of several major features in the park, as well as improvements to parking facilities, the Recreation Building and Crystal Lake.
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Congratulations to the students selected to receive our AVCP Community Service Scholarships!
(left-right) Zosia Miller, Victoria Wagner, Michael Hughes, and Marisa Rosario.
The AVCP Scholarship recognizes four graduating seniors of the Antietam Valley who have best demonstrated service to our community and plan to continue their education in the fall.
Saturdays through October 1
Antietam Valley Farmer’s & Artist’s Market
Join us for the 2016 Summer Season!
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Next Movie Night July 16: The Goonies!
NEW: Come to the A-Field for Family Fun and Movie Night! Join AVCP friends and volunteers from 7-8pm for a water balloon toss, dizzy bat race, and sack race! The movie will begin around 8:30pm. Free movie and games; concession items for sale.
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