Senator Skindell And Representative Celebrezze Announce Capital Budget Funding
$75,000 included in the state capital budget for work on Veterans Memorial Park

State Senator Michael Skindell (D-Lakewood) and Assistant Minority Leader Nicholas Celebrezze (D-Parma) are pleased to announce that $75,000 has been allocated to the City of Parma for work on Veterans Memorial Park, through the current version of the two-year capital budget, which was introduced in the Ohio Senate on April 12, 2016. 

The funding will be used to help install four new tennis courts and repair the existing four that reside within the park. Currently, Parma Senior High School and Padua Franciscan High School use the courts for practice and matches. Beyond the schools, the courts are used by the general public and the city’s recreation department to provide lessons for adults and youths.

“I am very pleased to see this funding included in the capital budget for the Veterans Memorial Park," commented Senator Skindell. "The project will double the capacity of the tennis courts and allow more people to enjoy what the park has to offer."

Representative Celebrezze added, “As a former Parma Councilman, I am extremely pleased that the State will help contribute these necessary monies to help beautify and improve this park that is such an integral part to our community.” 

Senator Skindell serves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee.

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