Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) officials will hold a check presentation ceremony this Friday, Oct. 15th for a parks and recreation grant for La Vergne. Ceremonies will also be held on Friday for Goodlettsville and White House, Tennessee. The grants were announced in June.
The grants are part of more than $7.5-million awarded to communities throughout the state from the Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program, as well as $1.8-million in grants from the Recreation Trails Program (RTP).
In LaVergne, Anne Marshall, director of the Recreation Resources Division and Parks and Conservation Bureau, will be on hand Friday. LaVergne Mayor Jason Cole, Senator Dawn White and State Representative Mike Sparks will also be at the event on Friday afternoon at 2:30.
The grant totals $162,000 and will be used for a new neighborhood park. The event will be at the LaVergne City Hall (5093 Murfreesboro, Rd., LaVergne, TN).
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Grant Presentations in Other Tennessee Cities:
WHO: Anne Marshall, dir. Rec. Resources Division, Parks and Conservation, TDEC, Sen. Ferrell Haile (tentative)
WHAT: Parks and recreation grant for $350,000 for a playground at Peay Park
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. CDT
WHERE: Playground (behind community center)
Delmas Long Community Center
200 Memorial Dr.
WHITE HOUSE, TN
WHO: Anne Marshall, dir. Rec. Resources Division, Parks and Conservation, TDEC, Sen. Ferrell Haile (tentative), Rep. Sabi “Doc” Kumar
WHAT: Parks and recreation grant for $500,000 for expansion of a soccer complex
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m. CDT
WHERE: Soccer Complex
2761 Hwy 31W
White House, TN