For Immediate Release
Date: June 23, 2014
WHAT: City and neighborhood leaders open two new parks during separate ceremonies on the west side of Savannah.
WHEN: 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, June 27
1 p.m.: Ribbon cutting for new playground at Liberty City Neighborhood Center, 1401 Mills B. Lane Boulevard.
2 p.m.: Ribbon cutting for Feiler Park, at Medding and Alamo Streets. Park improvements include a new playground, walking trail, benches, picnic area, lighting, parking lot and water fountain.
WHO: Both events will be hosted by Alderwoman Dr. Estella Shabazz, who represents the 5th District, where the parks are located. She will be joined by fellow members of City Council, City staff, and neighborhood residents.
WHY: The City of Savannah maintains 57 different playgrounds throughout the community, in addition to nearly 200 acres of parks and more than a dozen community centers. For the past five years, the City has been named a “Playful City USA” by the nonprofit KaBOOM! organization for increasing access to play opportunities in our community.