FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Estella Espinosa
Representative Garnet F. Coleman,
A one million dollar Texas Parks and Wildlife matching grant will bring roadway improvements and baseball field lighting as well as playground, picnic, pavilion and landscaping improvements to MacGregor Park. The state portion of the funds for the projects was secured by Representative Coleman in 2001. These upgrades will provide MacGregor Park users with an enhanced recreational experience and will put MacGregor Park on its way to achieving recognition as one of Houston’s premiere parks.
State Representative Garnet F. Coleman
|WHAT:||State Representative Garnet Coleman, Houston City Council Member Ada Edwards, and The Houston Parks and Recreation Director Joe Turner will announce one million dollars worth of improvements for MacGregor Park.|
March 28, 2005, 11:00 am to 11:30 am
5225 Calhoun, Houston, Texas 77021
MacGregor Park is located off of Calhoun between Braes Bayou and Old Spanish Trail. From Downtown Houston, take I-45 to the Spur 5 exit and turn right onto Spur 5. Take Spur 5 to the Calhoun exit and turn right onto Calhoun. Take Calhoun to South MacGregor Way and turn left into MacGregor Park.
|WHY:||State Representative Garnet Coleman, City Council Member Ada Edwards and The Houston Parks and Recreation Department will announce one million dollars worth of improvements scheduled for MacGregor Park on Monday (March 28) at 11am. Scheduled upgrades include roadway improvements and baseball field lighting as well as playground, picnic shelter and pavilion landscaping improvements and volunteer planting of over 850 trees. This project is a result of a Texas Parks and Wildlife matching grant. Ballfield lighting construction is scheduled to begin within the next 90 days. |