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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Lions Club Donates More than $50,000 for Park Improvement Project

A big donation this week for a park improvement project set to begin next year.

The Coon Rapids Lions Club presented a $50,000 donation at Wednesday night's City Council Meeting.  They also gave a second check totaling $6,000 to purchase four new benches for the Memorial Garden.  

Lions Coon Creek Park opened in 1990 and has seen steady improvements over the years.  But it's slated for a major overhaul next year, the final project in the park bond approved by voters.  Along with new playground equipment, proposed improvements include new picnic shelters, new trails, a sand volleyball court and more parking.

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