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Jackson, WY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Public or private transit access

Description: Residents of a Jackson housing complex -- including several dozen older adults and people with disabilities -- had an unappealing wait for the bus. The local bus stop was surrounded field of weeds and littered with trash and debris, including an abandoned car. To make matters worse, it had no place to sit. To give bus riders a more comfortable wait, the Jackson Hole Senior Center cleared weeds and trash from the site. They then leveled out the site and installed an artistic bench with a garden area behind it. During construction, neighbors volunteered their labor. Going forward, they also offered to help clear the site of snow in the winter and maintain the landscaping. After installation, the Town agreed to place a second bench at the bus stop across the street.

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Casper, WY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed a new memorial in Casper, which displays the names of Wyoming citizens who have died defending freedom since Wyoming became a state.

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