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Red Lake Skatepark Groundbreaking - Monday, April 23, 2012 - 12 Noon


Red Lake Skatepark Groundbreaking

When: Monday, April 23, 2012

Time: 12p.m.-1p.m.

Where: Lawn in front of Red Lake High School

The event will consist of a blessing by a tribal elder, and remarks from Chairman Jourdain and Red Lake Representative Donald "Dudie"May, followed by a demonstration from the local skateboarders and refreshments.

A new skatepark and basketball courts are being built in Red Lake this summer as part of an initiative to engage the community’s youth in activites that promote healthy lifestyles. As part of a grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux, a 7,000 sq. foot park skatepark, along with renovations to the Red Lake basketball courts will be built. Construction is estimated to commence the first of May, and estimated to be complete this September 2012.


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