Legacy Skate Park Officially Opens In Manchester (Audio and Photos)

With some members of the Manchester Good To Great Youth Committee riding their bikes and skateboards through the ribbon, Legacy Skate Park was officially opened Saturday. Committee member Jim Padilla says it all started 10 years ago:

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City Council member Connie Behnken says she’s proud the city council got behind the project:

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Youth Committee member Diane Ogden was happy that Good to Great was able to give the youth a voice:

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Current Good To Great Chairman Dean Sherman recognized all of the donated labor, money, and materials that went into the project:

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And what do the skate-boarders and bicyclists think of the new park?

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Professional skate-boarders Brett Weber and Zach Grimes were on hand to entertain the crowd and teach the kids a few tricks. Both said they were very impressed with what Manchester has done:

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Here are some photos from Saturday’s event:

 

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