Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) officials held a check presentation ceremony on Monday, Nov. 15 at Fred Deadman Park in Manchester. The parks and recreation department received a grant for $500,000 for the City of Manchester to do work at the baseball and softball fields, including new lights. The grant was announced in June.
The grant is part of $7,584,530 awarded to communities throughout the state from the Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program.
Photo from the City of Manchester