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Redmond Rotary Celebrates Opening of New Anderson Park Picnic Shelter

The organization donated $15,000 to the restoration project.

The Rotary Club of Redmond hosted a ribbon cutting to celebrate the at last Thursday.

Celebrating with the club were members of the City of Redmond’s Parks and Trails Commission, Landmarks and Heritage Commission, and employees of the parks department. A commemorative plaque was shared at the event.

The picnic shelter and two other log buildings were built in 1938 at Anderson Park, the city's oldest, under the Federal Works Progress Administration. The $107,755 restoration project renovated the entire picnic structure and included the replacement of rotted timbers and roofing and a refurbishment of a stone chimney structure.

For more information on the picnic shelter, read from earlier this year.

—Information from a Rotary Club of Redmond news release

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