Howard: East Whiteland and Charlestown townships awarded $540,537 for a new township park

MALVERN, Nov. 19 – State Rep. Kristine Howard, D-Chester, announced today that East Whiteland and Charlestown townships have received $540,537 in state funds for a new township park. 

“This grant is outstanding news for East Whiteland and Charlestown townships, as the new park will help contribute to our sense of community,” Howard said. “The state’s investment will reap benefits for generations to come.”

The project focuses on the acquisition of approximately 154 acres stretching across both townships for use as a public park.

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Recreation and Conservation assists local governments, and recreation and conservation organizations with funding for projects related to conservation, parks and recreation, including conservation of open space, river conservation and access, and the planning, acquisition and development of public parks. More information can be found here.