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Posted on: November 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Park Board kicks off $25 million in Cooper Park renovations Thursday, Nov. 3

An invitation to Nov. 3 event at Lake Country Soccer, with a photo of kids pkaying soccer

SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Lake Country Soccer, kicks off $25 million in sports facility renovations at Cooper Park, including artificial turf upgrades on 19 sports fields, Thursday, Nov. 3, at Lake Country Soccer Dome, 2334 E. Pythian St., Springfield. Lunch is served at noon, the program begins at 12:30, with a ceremonial kickoff to follow.

This celebration, held in lieu of a groundbreaking, also serves to thank state and local lawmakers who helped secure $20.8 million in ARPA funding for the project, as well as local partners and donors who are closing the funding gap. 

For media inquiries, contact Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-224-5510 (mobile).


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