September 12, 2019
Ashburn, Va. (Sept. 12, 2019) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the American Water Charitable Foundation are excited to announce the recipients of their 2019 Building Better Communities grant program:
Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District in Huntington, West Virginia
City of Alton Parks and Recreation in Alton, Illinois.
The grants, which total $500,000, will be used to create community-focused, water-inspired play areas.
“We are pleased to partner with Alton and Huntington to provide these outdoor spaces so children and families can learn, interact and appreciate water, a critical natural resource, in a fun and engaging way,” said Carrie Williams, president, American Water Charitable Foundation. “American Water is committed to being a good neighbor and a good steward of the environment ...