Wednesday, October 01, 2008

PRESS HERALD

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Portland picks "crop circle" for skate park plan
By Giselle Goodman October 01, 2008 09:33 AM

PORTLAND -- And the winner is ... crop circle!

The City of Portland this morning announced the winning design for the new skateboard and bike park that will be located at the Dougherty Field Complex.

Design number three, also known as the "crop circle" design, received overwhelming support from the voting public. Want to see it? Click here.

"It is exciting to see the public embrace an innovative design for the Portland Skatepark," stated Councilor Dave Marshall. "The "crop circle" design is our key to secure grant-funding in pursuit of our fundraising goal."

But picking out a design is only one step in the process. The committee is continuing its fund raising efforts, including its "Buy A Brick" program to meet the goal of $325,000. Visit the City of Portland to learn more about how to support the project.

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