Brentwood Park renovations set to begin after Fourth of July festivities
Phase one of the Brentwood Park renovations will begin after the July 4th celebrations.
The construction work includes basketball courts, baseball fields and a dek hockey rink, council members said on Tuesday night.
The new picnic tables and umbrellas are now up on the civic center porch.
Officials are financing an estimated $8 million renovation of the park off of Brownsville Road.
In other business:
• Volunteers are needed for the Fourth of July celebration to stuff packets and fold T-shirts.
Participants can go to the library community room on Friday at 10 a.m. and noon to 8 p.m. or Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Organizers also are looking for World War II veterans to ride in the parade, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. on July 4 on Brownsville Road.
Those interested can call Dave Buechel at 412-310-744.
• Central Blood Bank will host a blood drive on Friday in the Brentwood Library community room from noon to 6 p.m.
All donors will receive two Pirates tickets in the mail.
Appointments can be made at www.centralbloodbank.org.
Brittany Goncar is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at email@example.com or at 412-388-5803.
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