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Funding in Place for Friends in Reading Park

Posted: Monday, June 9th, 2014 at 6:23 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

A proposed park in Kalona is being made possible by multiple organizations in the county. The Partners in Reading Park will be located on a small lot west of the Kalona Library.

According to Ann Skaden, Director of the Kalona Library, they have design plans that call for  landscaping, a few picnic tables, a concrete patio and trellises. Construction has not begun, but Skaden says they hope to have the project done by the end of the summer.

The park will be financed using a $20,000 grant from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation, and over $10,000 from the Kalona Library Foundation, Friends of the Library and Kalona Rotary.