Soon underway! As everyone who loves, enjoys, or even just passes by Iverson Park knows, the park recently lost its swing set and was damaged when a large tree fell. For the last few months, Friends of Iverson (led by Stacy Funderburke, Caesar Sweitzer, Eric Dusenbury, and Hallie Meushaw) has been creating a plan to replace the swing set and extend the retaining wall at the front entrance to the western entrance of the park, and working to obtain a grant to help fund the project.
In January, Friends of Iverson Park was awarded a grant from Park Pride for the requested amount of $18,500. A matching fund obligation as well as an administrative fee required Friends of Iverson to raise an additional $19,425 to pay the project’s total cost of $37,000.
We are thrilled to announce that fundraising is complete and the goal of $19,425 has been reached! A HUGE thank you to all of you who quickly and generously donated to make this happen—we are lucky to live in this amazing neighborhood with neighbors and friends willing to contribute for the park we all love.
Be on the lookout for swing set installation and construction of the retaining wall to get underway soon!