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Cornerstone Park Grand Opening Set For June 15

June 03, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The city of Henderson will host a grand opening celebration for Cornerstone Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 15. The park is located at 1600 Wigwam Pkwy. near Stephanie Street. Mayor Andy Hafen and members of the Henderson City Council will dedicate the park.

The celebration includes a ceremonial ribbon cutting, activities, bounce house and guided birding tours. A complimentary bike valet will be available for residents riding their bikes to the event.

The 100-acre park is highlighted by a 31-acre lake (not intended for swimming or recreational use), basketball courts, volleyball courts, individual picnic pavilions with lake views, walking trails and exercise stairs. The park also features a corporate plaza area and catering kitchen that can be rented for special events and gatherings.

“Cornerstone Park provides residents with a variety of recreation experiences, whether it’s a pick-up game of basketball, a scenic place for a family picnic, or a quiet walk around the lake,” said Mayor Andy Hafen. “I also envision Cornerstone Park as an in-demand location for community events, corporate functions, and large gatherings. It is a true asset to our premier parks system.”

Funding of $16.4 million for Cornerstone Park was received through a grant from the Bureau of Land Management as authorized by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA). The city of Henderson has received more than $238 million in SNPLMA funding over the last decade for parks, trails and open space projects to benefit the community.

For additional information, visit cityofhenderson.com or call (702) 267-4000.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Noted by President John F. Kennedy as a “city of destiny,” Henderson celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013, a tribute to the city’s rich history and culture. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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