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Hastings, NE

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Trails

Description: To facilitate outdoor physical activity for its residents, the City of Hastings installed four Rest/Rehydrate/Repair stations along the Pioneer Spirit Trail. Each station features a bench, accessible water fountain and pet dish, as well as a concrete pad where bikes can safety pull off the trail. They included shade trees and other landscaping at each location. In addition, two of the stations feature bicycle repair stands with air pumps and other tools. Since their installation, the 3R stations have welcomed thousands of visitors. As part of plans to expand the Pioneer Spirit Trail, the City plans to construct more 3R stations.

Grand Island, NE

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Engaging residents alongside thought leaders in problem solving

Description: To increase community connections, this project produced resource packets containing the book The Art of Neighboring and information about a neighborhood meet-and-greet. Grow Grand Island then distributed the packets to participants in a new local leadership forum.

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