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Cameron County park receives funding from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

1 year 2 months 1 week ago Friday, May 28 2021 May 28, 2021 May 28, 2021 5:18 PM May 28, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Digital
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La Esperanza Park in Brownsville received funding from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department for improvements, Cameron County announced in a news release.

With the $643,097 in funding, the inclusive park will receive several improvements and additions such as:  a splash pad, ADA changing rooms and restrooms, ADA trail improvements, ADA fitness equipment, and more.

In addition to the funding from the TPWD, Cameron County is investing an additional $500,000 in local matching requirements while partnerships with other organizations will bring in an additional $113,000 for a total of $1,256.097, the news release stated.

“These improvements and new amenities will enhance the quality of life of our residents,” Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino said in a statement. “It is important to not only provide amenities that can be used by those with disabilities and special needs, and to provide amenities that do not separate or isolate anyone from having a wonderful experience.”

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