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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2009

City of Alexandria Schedules Second Community Meeting on Fort Ward Park and Facility Improvements

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities and the Office of Historic Alexandria invite the public to attend a second community meeting to provide input on the current facilities and operations at Fort Ward Park, located at 4301 W. Braddock Rd. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St. This meeting will follow the same agenda and format as the first meeting held on Wednesday, February 18.

The City is holding a series of meetings for the public to provide City staff with ideas and suggestions that will help define improvements needed at Fort Ward Park. City staff will use the ideas generated from these meetings to review community and user concerns, in addition to prioritizing a draft action plan for park improvements.

A third community meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of T. C. Williams High School, 3330 King St. This meeting’s purpose is to present the findings and take comments on the draft action plan.

Residents unable to attend the meeting can send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: Laura Durham, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or through Friday, March 13.

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 Laura Durham, Open Space Coordinator, at 703.838.5095, ext. 412 (TTY 703.838.4902), or e-mail