Construction of a multi‐generational community park on 2.5 acres along Second Avenue in Clarion Borough. Clarion County Adventures envisions the park to provide multi‐purpose courts, splash pad and water feature, outdoor games such as shuffleboard and chess, benches and seating area, restrooms and drinking fountains, playground, outdoor ice skating and hockey rink, and green space for passive recreation.
Northwest donated $30,000 to Clarion County Adventures to assist in funding Phase 3 of the Clarion Blueprint Multi-Generational Community Park project along Second Avenue in Clarion Borough. Clarion Blueprint plans for the park to provide multipurpose courts, for basketball, pickleball and volleyball, a splash pad and water features, a multi-function area, pavilion and seating areas, fully ADA restroom & locker room facilities, playground, outdoor ice skating and/hockey rink, and green space for passive recreation. Pictured are Rhianna Reichard, Manager at Clarion Northwest, District Manager Craig Mullen, Vice Chair Tom McConnell and Chairman Dr. Brenda Dede of Clarion Blueprint Community, Inc. Picture is taken in front of the newly construction playground at the park is planned to be open this Summer 2024.
These are the retaining walls surrounding the park.
Clarion County Adventures is assisting Redbank Valley Historical Society in obtaining tax credits through the NAP program. The RBVS Health & Heritage Initiative is proposing to utilize the Building for publicly accessible community space, genealogical research, and educational programming.
The Initiative will help to restore the iconic First National Bank Building and preserve it as accessible community space for residents and visitors. The contributions raised through the NAP-SPP program are essential to undertake the Initiative which will include repairs to preserve the iconic Clock Tower on the building.
Clarion Blueprint Community and Red Bank Valley Historical Society are pleased to announce the contribution from Tom's Riverside in support of both the Clarion Blueprint Community Multi-Generational Park project and the Redbank Valley Historical Society's Health & Heritage Initiative.
Northwest Bank's Fred Port, Vice President of Business Banking Relationship Manager presents Eric Funk of the Clarion Blueprint Community with a contribution in support of their new Multi-Generational Park.
Clarion County Adventures and Clarion Blueprint Community are pleased to announce the contribution of University Korner to the 2nd Avenue Park Project. Through the NAP program, University Korner has contributed $25,000 for the 2020 funding cycle.
Clarion County Community Bank is starting off 2021 with a bang! Clarion County Community Bank has made their $50,000 contribution to the 2nd Avenue park project through the NAP program. We are looking forward to more businesses making their contributions!
Clarion County Adventures and Clarion Blueprint Community are pleased to announce that Brookville Equipment has committed a significant amount to the 2nd Avenue Park Project through the NAP program. Brookville Equipment has not only committed to the 2020 funding cycle but has also committed to participate in the program in 2021.
The Clarion County chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its 101st anniversary as an organization with a special event held at the Clarion Eagle's pavilion on June 9, 2021. Providing the program on the Second Avenue Park were Cindy Nave of the Children's Scholarship Fund, Eric Funk of the Clarion BluePrint Committee Inc., and Emily Weiser of Miles Brothers, LLC. The DAR has as its objectives Historic Preservation, the Promotion of Education, and Patriotic Endeavor. With the motto of "God, Home and Country", the DAR strives to make our communities better. DAR will be donating a tree to beautify the park.
We are very happy to announce that the sale of the park land closed TODAY, so we are one step closer to building a park in Clarion!! Although we still have a long way to go, securing the land is the first step on this journey. Pictured is Janice Horn, whose $115,000 donation made this step possible. Thank you Janice!