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Electronic Press Release



Phil Foster Park to Reopen
Public Invited to Dedication Ceremony On May 5

For immediate release: May 2, 2006
For More Information: Debbie Thatcher, Public Information 966-6649 or Eric Call, Assistant Director 966-6613

Palm Beach County Commissioners are scheduled to reopen Phil Foster Park this Friday, May 5, following a dedication ceremony hosted by Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen T. Marcus. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Local boaters and other park patrons will be rewarded for their patience during the renovation of this popular park. Amenities now include new staging and day dockage for boat ramps, a passenger loading dock for water taxis and dive boats, and an expanded car and boat trailer parking area.

Additional amenities include:

  • Waterfront promenade featuring a paver pathway, site lighting and benches;

  • Four family picnic shelters;

  • Two new fishing platforms;

  • Playground;

  • Restroom/office building;

  • Restroom/security building;

  • Maintenance building.

Other dignitaries scheduled to be included on the dedication program include Palm Beach County Commissioner Tony Masilotti, Chairman, Palm Beach County Commissioner Addie L. Greene, Vice Chairperson, Palm Beach County Commissioner Warren H. Newell, Congressman Clay Shaw, District 22, Commissioner John D. Booth, Palm Beach County, Florida Inland Navigation District, Mayor Michael D. Brown, City of Riviera Beach, and Chairwoman Ann Iles, City Council of Riviera Beach.

Phil Foster Park is located at 900 E. Blue Heron Boulevard in Riviera Beach.

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