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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2008    

Park and Recreation Commission to Hold Public Hearing on
Proposed Renovation of Patrick Henry Recreation Center

The Park and Recreation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 10, to discuss plans and ideas for the proposed renovation of the Patrick Henry Recreation Center. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Patrick Henry Recreation Center, 4643 Taney Ave. A regular meeting of the Park and Recreation Commission will follow the public hearing.

The purpose of the public hearing is to present information received from the public at the Commission’s July 2008 community meeting, and to gather additional information from residents on the proposed renovation of the Patrick Henry Recreation Center. City staff will use the information to continue developing draft design elements for the proposed renovation.

Following the public hearing on the Patrick Henry Recreation Center, the Commission will hear comments from residents on any park and recreation-related issue. As part of its ongoing effort to offer additional opportunities for residents to provide input on park and recreation issues, the Commission will continue to schedule future public hearings and regular monthly meetings at various locations throughout the City.

Persons who are unable to attend can send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: William Chesley, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or e-mail by Friday, September 26.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, please call William Chesley, Deputy Director, at 703.838.4842 (TTY 703.838.4902), or e-mail