5/29/2008 - Henderson County To Break Ground On New Park
EDNEYVILLE - The Henderson County Board of Commissioners and the Edneyville Community Center Association will celebrate the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Edneyville Park and Community Center at 11 a.m. on Friday on the center property at the intersection of U.S. 64 East and Ida Rogers Drive in Edneyville.
The ceremony will include recognition of special guests, a groundbreaking, and light refreshments.
The Edneyville Community Center will be a 5,335 square-foot center with meeting rooms, restrooms and a kitchen. The 15.12 acres of land around the center will include multi-purpose fields, a walking trail and playground equipment.
Future plans call for a baseball field, an enclosed gym and pool.
The $1 million project is being paid for by a $500,000 grant from the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund and a $500,000 matching grant from the Board of Commissioners.
The Edneyville Community Center Association purchased and donated the land for the park and center.