Riverside Beautification organization gets grant for improvement at city park | News

The Riverside Beautification Business has gained a $8,400 grant to enable hook up Riverside’s park and town playground. 

RBO President Julie Pounders stated the corporation acquired the grant from the Coosa Valley Source Conservation and Advancement Council. The RBO is making use of the grant to start out installing a going for walks path concerning the new Riverside Playground and the done strolling trails at Riverside Park.

 Pounders mentioned the RBO has partnered with Tim Walker of Environmental Inc. to construct an ADA compliant walkway in the sloped space major to the park from the playground. When accomplished, the park and playground will be linked for far better use of both equally places by Riverside inhabitants.

“We really feel this trail we are working on will carry a large amount a lot more family members and young children to the park,” the RBO president said. 

The Riverside Park is household to a neighborhood plant and chicken sanctuary and Pounder explained the RBO hopes to use the park for an educational software for children. 

She said the connection among the playground and the park will also open up the two amenities to more grant options both from the RBO and the Metropolis of Riverside. Pounders explained connecting the playground to the green spaces at the park only provides far more alternatives on grants. 

Pounders claimed the new Riverside playground will hold a grand opening July 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with totally free ice cream for all. 


Taylor Mitchell is a Daily Property reporter masking Pell Town.