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Auburn Area Organizations to Receive $327,000 in Grants for Youth and Amateur Sports Programs

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The awards came after a competitive applications process in which King County Parks received 96 applications requesting nearly $11 million in funds.

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Three organizations in the Auburn area will receive a total $327,000 in funding for four separate projects through the King County Parks Youth and Amateur Sports Fund program.

The organizations and projects are:

• The Auburn School District - $37,000 for new playground equipment at Washington Elementary playground;
• City Of Auburn – REC Riders – Mountain Bike - $40,000;
• City of Auburn – Game Farm Park Field Lighting - $150,000; and
• Washington Youth Soccer Association – Auburn Mini-Pitches - $100,000.

“I am pleased that the Auburn area received funding for some very worthwhile projects and programs,” said Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer, who represents Auburn on the County Council. “Keeping our youth engaged and physically active helps build stronger neighborhoods and promotes community health.”

The awards came after a competitive applications process in which King County Parks received 96 applications requesting nearly $11 million in funds.
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