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Monday, September 13, 2021FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SPRING HILL RECEIVES A COMPETITIVE STATE GRANT FOR PARKS & RECREATION DEVELOPMENT
SPRING HILL, Tenn. – The City of Spring Hill received a large check Monday from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to improve two of the City’s most popular facilities, Walnut Street Skate Park and Fischer Park.
The competitive grant totaling $325,000 was presented to Spring Hill Mayor Jim Hagaman by Ann Marshall of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation during a public ceremony at Fischer Park.
Surrounded by city and state officials who helped make the grant happen—including Tenn. State Reps. Scott Cepicky and Jack Johnson, and Sen. Joey Hensley—Mayor Hagaman accepted the ceremonial check on behalf of the Spring Hill Parks and Recreation Department.
“Our team worked hard on this application for over two months and this grant award will make such a wonderful impact on the citizens of Spring Hill of all ages and demographics for many years to come,” Mayor Hagaman said.
“Thank you to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for creating the Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) program which provides state funding for the purchase and/or development of land for parks, natural areas, trails and greenways. capital projects, and recreational facilities.”
Front row, L-R: Sarah Elizabeth McCloud, SCTDD; Ann Marshall, Recreation Education Services; Sonja Dickson Rine, Spring Hill Recreation Manager; Kayce Williams, Spring Hill Parks & Recreation Director; Mayor Jim Hagaman; State Sen. Joey Hensley.Back row, L-R: State Sen. Jack Johnson; State Rep. Scott Cepicky; Kathy Groedi, Spring Parks & Recreation Commission.