Great Job, Brevard: Your Votes Count for Parks!

By  //  April 10, 2015

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From Wednesday, April 1, to Thursday, April 30, Brevard County residents can cast votes to help one of three county park projects capture $20,000 in grant funding for improvements.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – In the first week of voting for the Parks Build Community Project, the National Recreation and Parks Association sent out an email informing the 15 communities involved of the top three locations with the most project votes. Brevard County is currently at No. 2.

parks-and-rec-180Way to go making your vote count!

Great job Brevard County for getting involved! It is because of our strong community that Brevard County is successful.

Remember to vote every day for your favorite park at NRPA.org/BeInspired

By providing safe places to get active, enjoy nature, preserve the environment and bring people together, our parks are essential to our health and well being.

Your Vote Could Help Parks Get Improvements GrantRelated Story:
Your Vote Could Help Parks Get Improvements Grant

From April 1 through April 30, Brevard County residents can cast votes to help one of three county park projects capture $20,000 in grant funding for improvements.

The Brevard County projects are:

• Bernice Jackson / Walter Butler Soccer Field in Sharpes

• EEL Program’s Sams House Nature Pavilion at Pine Island Conservation Area on Merritt Island

• Wickham Park Community Garden in Melbourne

To cast your vote, visit NRPA.org/BeInspired

Park supporters can vote daily for their favorite park project. At the end of April the project with the most votes will receive the grant funding.

Here’s how the national votes stack up to this point:
1. Philadelphia
2. Brevard County
3. Seattle

ABOVE VIDEO: In the first week of voting for the Parks Build Community Project, the National Recreation and Parks Association sent out an email informing the 15 communities involved of the top three locations with the most project votes. Brevard County is currently at No. 2.


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