VOLUNTEERS MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCE IN ANTIETAM VALLEY – Read the Reading Eagle Editorial.
IN THE NEWS
9/23/2016 – From the Reading120, “Get Your Woo On” contest:
“Now we present the winner of the Reading 120 Get Your Woo On Contest presented by Reading Eagle/WEEU/Pretzel City Productions for the BEST COMMUNITY… Our winner is Antietam Valley Community Partnership!
This community totally rocked it! Live radio and video streaming of the race, live music, food and beer vendors, and a whole lot of fun!! Congrats to the Antietam Valley for putting on a terrific community party! #Reading120contest”
Join us for the 2nd Annual Carsonia Craft Beer & Wine Amusement, where breweries and beer enthusiasts will come together for an afternoon of tasting and fun! In partnership with the Antietam Valley Community Partnership and the Antietam Valley Recreation & Community Center.
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.
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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