“The help of the 2017 Rydell Automotive and Bike Present will push this visionary fundraising undertaking to the subsequent degree, reworking the potential of a brand new skate park right into a actuality for the group of Grand Forks,” Park District Government Director Invoice Palmiscno stated in a press release.
The funds come from the annual occasion hosted by Rydell. Staff vote for a charity to which they provide one hundred pc of the funds raised on the automotive and bike present. The funds embrace a match from Rydell as much as $forty,000, in response to the discharge.
The downtown skate park needed to be relocated to make approach for a homeless shelter. The skate park is predicted to value between $one hundred fifty,000 and $one hundred eighty,000, in line with the discharge. Part 1 of the undertaking ought to start this spring and wrap up in the summertime, Palmiscno informed the Herald on Thursday. There isn’t a development timeline for Part 2, however the Park District will start fundraising for that a part of the undertaking this winter, Palmiscno added.