Malagari applauds $225K grant for Souderton Community Park

SOUDERTON, Sept. 24 – State Rep. Steve Malagari, D-Montgomery, announced that Souderton Borough received a $225,000 Recreation and Conservation grant to continue developing Souderton Community Park.

Funding comes from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and will go toward the construction of a pedestrian walkway, installation of fitness and play equipment, enhancing the park’s ADA access, landscaping and other related site improvements.

“Enjoying the outdoors is a safe and healthy option for people of all ages,” Malagari said. “I’m pleased to see this funding awarded to Souderton Community Park and I look forward to seeing the positive impact that these upgrades will have on our community.”

Funds for the grant program come from the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund, which includes Key-Community and Key-Land Trust; the Environmental Stewardship Fund; the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund; Pennsylvania Trails fund; Pennsylvania Heritage Program; and the ATV Restricted Management Account Fund.

For more information, contact Malagari’s office at (267) 768-3671.