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NEWS & EVENTS
NEWS & EVENTS
The Foundation raised more than $500,000 from individual donors.
The voters of Alpharetta passed a bond proposal funding various parks improvements, including $5 million dedicated to Wills Park Equestrian Center.
The City of Alpharetta and the Foundation began construction on the new competition ring, a full funded $1.3 million project.
Foundation raised initial $250,000 to match the city’s contribution.
Memorandum of Understanding signed, that details the partnership between the Foundation and the City of Alpharetta.
Stormwater study completed.
City of Alpharetta approved site plan.
City of Alpharetta agreed to match the Foundation’s future fundraising, dollar for dollar.
City of Alpharetta repainted the covered arena, the concession area and the restrooms.
Wills Park is surveyed and stormwater study started.
The Foundation upgraded all lighting and reconstructed the walls in the covered arena.
Maintenance shed was demolished, clearing the way for new construction.
Wills Park Equestrian Foundation awarded 501(c)(3) status.
City of Alpharetta committed $250,000 as matching funds to the Foundation to begin the revitalization of Wills Park.
City of Alpharetta laser graded all of the rings.
Development of multiple options for equestrian center’s site plan.
First of a series of meetings involving citizen input to create the Wills Park Master Plan.
Establishment of the Equestrian Advisory Committee to work with city leaders in regards to Wills Park Equestrian Center.
Wills Park Equestrian Foundation established.
Expansion of the upper schooling ring and electrical upgrades in some barns, both funded privately.
Discussions held with the City of Alpharetta on the economic impact of the equestrian center to show the future viability of the facility.
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