The Riverside Beautification Firm has received a $8,400 grant to support connect Riverside’s park and town playground. 

RBO President Julie Pounders explained the business obtained the grant from the Coosa Valley Useful resource Conservation and Enhancement Council. The RBO is using the grant to start off installing a going for walks path involving the new Riverside Playground and the concluded strolling trails at Riverside Park.

 Pounders reported the RBO has partnered with Tim Walker of Environmental Inc. to build an ADA compliant walkway in the sloped region main to the park from the playground. When concluded, the park and playground will be connected for superior use of the two places by Riverside residents.

“We really feel this path we are doing the job on will convey a ton extra people and kids to the park,” the RBO president stated. 

The Riverside Park is home to a local plant and chook sanctuary and Pounder explained the RBO hopes to use the park for an instructional software for youngsters. 

She explained the relationship involving the playground and the park will also open up equally services to more grant options both from the RBO and the Town of Riverside. Pounders explained connecting the playground to the green spaces at the park basically presents much more selections on grants. 

Pounders mentioned the new Riverside playground will hold a grand opening July 16 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with no cost ice cream for all. 


Taylor Mitchell is a Daily Home reporter masking Pell City.