Both Riverside and Brookfield have been awarded grants by the Township of Lyons for park improvements. On Tuesday, trustees approved more than $4 million in park improvement grants to 15 agencies within Lyons Township.
Brookfield will receive $300,000 for the construction of a new concession stand and shelter at Jaycee/Ehlert Park. Riverside, meanwhile, was awarded $109,000 for several improvements at Indian Gardens, including tennis court resurfacing, new fencing and fence fabric for the tennis courts, ballfield backstop fencing, dugout repair and parking lot improvements.
For more information, see the Feb. 24 edition of the Landmark.
– Bob Uphues