FAA / Park Renovation Projects
Folsom Community Service Day 2022 - Natoma Station Drive viewing platform
September 17, 2022
Men at Work!
FAA board members Michael Raffetto, Tom Handy, Dave Benevento, Lynn LePage, and Kyle Woody sprucing up the Folsom City Lions Park sign with some much needed paint and repairing and painting the fence around the Folsom Valley Railway track. Had the opportunity to meet William Hartzell, Owner and Chef at Represa Grill (across the street). William saw Michael and Dave repairing the city sign and stopped by with a couple of tacos to thank them for their community service! Great job, great tacos - thank you William!
May 13, 2022
FAA / City of Folsom Park Renovation Sign Project
Project: renovating city park signs. The FAA stepped in to help with this project which saved the city ~$60k. Project lead Kyle Woody/Will Kempton, Craftsmen and mentor Dave Benevento, Masonry Tom Handy, Fearless leader Michael Raffetto. Truly a team effort by the entire FAA Board!
Completed ten park signs: Sheldon, Lembi, Prewett, Cambridge, Wellfleet, Thorndike, Keller, Chadwick, Egloff, and Hannaford. This is only the beginning; there is more to come ……
Folsom Telegraph – FAA saves city 60K in sign renovations – Matt Long, November 25, 2021
In March 2021, FAA Board members Kyle Woody and Will Kempton met with Folsom Parks & Recreation ??? Manager Tim O’Shea to talk about the park renovation projects that the city has on their list of things to do.
The FAA stepped in and took on the project to help renovate city park signs. So far, this has saved the city about $60k.
Project lead Kyle Woody/Will Kempton, Craftsmen and mentor Dave Benevento, MasonryTom Handy, Fearless leader Michael Raffetto. Truly a team effort by the entire FAA Board!
As of September 2021, the team has completed eleven park signs:
- Ernie Sheldon Youth Sports Park
- Lembi Park, Home of the Folsom Athletic Association
- Lembi Park Soccer Baseball Softball Pickleball
- Egloff Family Park
- Hannaford Family Park
- Prewett MiniPark
- Wellfleet Park
The completed projects thus far was shared with the community youth sports groups and Folsom Cordova Unified School District during the September FAA / Adopt Meeting. Pete Maron suggested that the project team contact FHS ????? to see if they can get their students involved.