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Canistota, SD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project set out to improve an undeveloped park. To do this, the City installed accessible picnic tables, benches and a water fountain onsite. Organizers hope the improvements improve safety at the park, making residents more likely to visit.

Mannington, WV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will install outdoor fitness equipment at two different locations along a walking trail to provide older adults with an opportunity to get exercise in the outdoors.

South Milford, IN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will expand a local park by clearing an area overgrown with weeds and creating ADA-compliant trails onsite. The organization will also install wheelchair-accessible benches.

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Monmouth, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Public space activation

Description: This project will activate a pedestrian alley connecting City Hall with a nearby senior center. The city will gather the community's feedback on two design options for the space, which will incorporate seating, shade structures and outdoor games.

Salem, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Engaging people in transportation options/safety

Description: To help residents of Salem get around town, this project activated a vacant downtown storefront to create a pop-up summer program. Free and available to people of all ages and abilities, the program provided hands-on educational opportunities to help assist residents -- and especially older adults -- navigate the local public transit system. It also assisted participants find their way around downtown Salem.

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