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Kerrville, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The project will install benches near tennis courts giving players a place to rest and socialize. A shade structures over an outdoor fitness center will make the fitness equipment more welcoming in the Texas heat.

Mounds, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The City of Mounds made accessibility improvements to its City Park to ensure the space is welcoming to people of all ages and abilities. This included outfitting restrooms to be ADA-compliant, adding a ramp to the park's gazebo and installing benches and picnic tables with shade umbrellas.

Keiser, AR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: The city will reimagine a local park, focusing on the older adults' needs. The project will add amenities onsite, including low-impact exercise equipment, accessible walking tracks, ample shade and comfortable seating.

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Lexington, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Developing projects based on residents' priorities

Description: To strengthen relations between grandparents and grandchildren, this project staged events at which attendees could plant trees and flower bulbs or buildfree mini libraries(or both) in locations across Kentucky.

Lexington, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: Organizers with Seedleaf hoped to provide a more comfortable experience for the many older adults who maintain one of its free community gardens. To do this, Seedleaf provided ergonomic garden tools -- including shovels and trowels -- designed for people with arthritis to use. They also purchased portable, raised seats that gardeners can place alongside garden beds, as well as a foldable wagon to collect harvested vegetables and a shed to house the new tools. To provide a space for visitors to rest and socialize, the nonprofit worked with a local carpenter to build two sturdy, cedar benches.

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