Avon Boards Cautious of Proposed $130K Driving Park Lodge

AVON – The Town and Village Boards are cautiously optimistic about Avon Rotary's proposal to build a four-season public lodge in Avon Driving Park. The proposal is to tear down the existing skate-house and build a 32-foot by 64-foot, 100-person capacity lodge at Avon Driving Park. Rotarians Tom Vonglis and John Marks sought commitments from both the Village and Town Boards to help pay for the project, slated at $130,000, in a 30-minute … [Read more...]

David Greer Memorial Donation Edges Playground Towards Fundraising Goal

AVON — On Wednesday night, the Avon Community Playground Committee was presented a check from the family of David Greer, from the charity foundation made in his honor. David Greer, who passed away in May 2011. The money is from the David Greer Donation Fund, which began in 2011 after the 17-year-old passed. "This is very fitting because David spent a lot of time at the park," said Bill Wall, David's Grandfather. "This is a way to give back … [Read more...]

Avon Community Playground Program Asking for Funding

AVON — Community members look to replace the only existing playground in Avon with their Avon Community Playground Program. John Marks and Avon Village Board Trustee William Zhe attended the Town of Avon’s board meeting Thursday where they introduced the Avon Community Playground Program to the board. “We want to do this simply because of the children,” said Marks. “It is evident here that the children need a nice place to play.” The Avon … [Read more...]