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Horizon Crest Park Grand Opening Set for April 5

March 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHY BLAHA, (702) 267-2052

Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson will host a grand opening celebration for Horizon Crest Park, 2393 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 5. Councilman Sam Bateman will join the community for the park’s official opening, which will include children’s activities and refreshments. A complimentary bike valet will be available for those wishing to park their bike.

Horizon Crest Park sits on five acres and includes a dog park, basketball courts, playground, picnic shelters, open grass area, and restrooms. The park is located adjacent to a water facility and features shade structures as art pieces using recycled materials acquired from the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Horizon Crest Park also features interpretive signage highlighting the importance of water, water savings and energy efficiency.

Funding of $3.2 million for Horizon Crest Park was received through a grant from the Bureau of Land Management as authorized by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). The city of Henderson has received more than $238 million in SNPLMA funding over the last decade for parks, trails and open space projects to benefit the community.

“Horizon Crest Park is our newest neighborhood park offering nearby residents a variety of recreational opportunities within walking distance of their home,” said Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen. “The park was designed with overwhelming support and input from neighborhoods bordering the site.”

Horizon Crest Park will be open 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. For additional information, call (702) 267-4000 or visit us at cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

 

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