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UCC fails to follow through on $20,000 commitment to rebuild nearby park

Published Sept. 21, 2015

In 2012, Pascual Rodriguez, principal of Bruce Guadalupe Community School, sent an email to Milwaukee County Park officials committing $20,000 from the United Community Center (UCC), which houses the charter school, toward reconstructing Walker Square Park. Though construction on the project was completed in time for a grand opening in November 2012, the county has received no funds from UCC, according to a Milwaukee NNS report.


A new day for Moody Park: After years of delays, revamped park finally opens

Published Aug. 24, 2015

Years ago, at the old Moody Park, 2200 W. Burleigh St., there was nothing to do but play basketball on a few broken-down hoops, said Lawrence Pollard, 13, who lives nearby. Pollard, his aunt and a few cousins from the neighborhood were on hand, along with hundreds of others, for the grand opening of the revamped and much-improved park, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.


Abele leads celebration to reopen Moody Park

Published Aug. 19, 2015

County Executive Chris Abele will join Amani neighborhood residents and community partners on Thursday, Aug. 20 to celebrate the grand re-opening of Calvin Moody Park, 2200 W. Burleigh St.

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