March 12, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Grant Beach Neighborhood Center Open House

The Grant Beach Neighborhood Association and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board will host an open-house from 5 – 6 p.m., Monday, March 15 for the neighborhood’s new community resource center, 800 West Hovey St.

The “Hovey House” will offer area neighbors and the adjacent Weaver Elementary School-Park participants a location to gather for activities, neighborhood meetings and also will house Parks information. Grant Beach Neighborhood Association volunteers will staff the center. The house was acquired as part of a Grant Beach Neighborhood revitalization project and is part of the Weaver School-Park development.

For more information, contact: Pauletta Dunn, Grant Beach Neighborhood Association, 417-880-2453; Jodie Adams, Director of Parks, 417-864-1329.