Family Service Rochester Secures Grant for Friendship Park Improvements | Local
ROCHESTER, Minnesota – AARP awarded a grant to Family Service Rochester (FSR).
FSR says the money will be used to improve the multigenerational use of Friendship Park in the Meadow Park neighborhood, creating a more vibrant environment by planting trees, adding seating and setting up a multilingual information kiosk. .
âThe AARP grant is another important recognition of the work neighborhood residents are doing to revitalize a multi-generational neighborhood activity hub,â says April Sutor, Director of Innovation and Collaboration at Family Service Rochester.
The grant is one of 244 awarded in all 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
âWe are incredibly proud that AARP has chosen us to receive this grant,â said Scott Maloney, Executive Director of Family Service Rochester. âAARP is a nationwide leader in making neighborhoods, towns and cities more livable for all residents and we are honored that they see the tangible value this project will bring to our community. “
The AARP says these national grants encourage work on livable communities, which supports the efforts of neighborhoods, towns, cities and counties across the country to become great places for all residents.