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Chiloquin, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The project will transform a gravel lot into a park with accessible features, including non-slip concrete surfaces and ADA-compliant seating areas, to allow older adults to relax and socialize.

Flint, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To make the Footbridge Park Plaza safer and more inviting, the Carriage Town Neighborhood Association added benches, trash receptacles and a dog clean-up station to the space. They also upgraded lighting, allowing visitors to more safely use the plaza at night. Many Carriage Town residents use the footbridge to walk to and from Flint's downtown. After the improvements, project organizers polled locals and found 80 percent said they were more likely to use the plaza. Neighbors have since begun work on a second plaza nearby.

Yuma, AZ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed ADA-compliant picnic tables, benches and bike racks at a new nature park frequented by older adults.

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New Rockford, ND

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed a new, more accessible building at the city's relocated outdoor skating rink in All Veterans Park. It also added lighting for security and benches.

Munich, ND

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Addressing community health

Description: This project will help a local nonprofit grocery store, which provides fresh, affordable food to local residents, to transition to self-service operations. This will enable individuals within the community to access groceries at almost any time.

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