Park & Recreation Commission Public Hearing on FY 2017 Community Matching Fund

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For Immediate Release: October 14, 2016

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public hearing to receive information and recommendations from staff on the applications received for the FY2017 Community Matching Fund on Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7 p.m., at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. Following the public hearing, the Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting.

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities established the Community Matching Fund (Fund) with the approval of the FY 2017-FY 2026 Capital Improvement Budget. The Fund promotes collaborative partnerships among City of Alexandria community organizations by providing matching 1:1 dollars for groups that propose fundraising for park and recreation improvement projects.

For additional information, contact Jack Browand, Division Chief, Park Planning, Design & Capital Development, at or 703.746.5504.

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