The Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Association (ASHA) recently received three grants to assist in its efforts to construct Astoria Scandinavian Heritage Park on the Astoria waterfront between 15th and 16th streets.
The Samuel S. Johnson Foundation awarded ASHA a grant of $5,000 toward completion of the architectural renderings for the park. And, the Oregon Cultural Trust awarded ASHA $17,114 “to support the development and design of the Scandinavian Heritage Park,” and a $750 organizational development grant for a consultant to lead an all-day workshop to develop strategies for fundraising.
The West Studio of Seattle has been selected as landscape architects for the proposed park, which will be entirely funded by the ASHA. Interested members of the public are invited to an interactive forum to explore two possible designs by the West Studio from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Room 310, Towler Hall, at Clatsop Community College. After the presentation, there is a time for questions and comments. Light refreshments will be served.
For information, go to astoriascanpark.org
Forum set for Scandinavian Heritage Park design