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Two DeLand projects and a DeBary project received ECHO grant money Aug. 2.

In DeLand, The Charles Paiva Greenway, which runs north from Earl Brown Park along Alabama Avenue to near Stetson University, received a $1.5 million grant that will allow the multiuse trail to be extended about 1.3 miles from East Minnesota Avenue to U.S. Highway 92.

Also approved was $150,000 in funds for Jackson-Lane Memorial Park for ADA-compliant playground equipment.

The City of DeBary received $75,000 to improve Bill Keller Park, including new LED lighting for the basketball and tennis courts and the creation of the city’s first dog park.

– Compiled from City of DeLand and Volusia County press releases


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