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By Roger Dey
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Work begins on Lincoln Skatepark after unexpected funding windfall

 

Roger Dey

Workers from Evergreen Skateparks continue dirt work and begin work on forms for the skate park Monday, May 4. Forms and rebar will go in this week, with concrete work starting sometime next week. The work is on track to be completed by mid June

Construction of the Lincoln Skatepark began at Hooper Park last week after the project unexpectedly received $150,00 in funding.

The funding – a $100,000 donation from Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament’s Montana Pool Service Foundation and a $50,000 donation from the Montana Skatepark Association – came as a welcome surprise to the Lincoln Skatepark Committee, a group of Lincoln school student...



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