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William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park Ribbon-Cutting Sept. 22

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2020) – The Charlotte County Commission will commemorate the opening of the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m., Sept. 22 at the park on 20499 Edgewater Drive in Port Charlotte.

The public is invited to attend.

The improvements were funded by the 1% local option sales tax approved by voters in November 2014. The project includes adding a secondary access drive from Edgewater Drive, additional parking, a military-themed, handicap-accessible playground, a small pavilion, sidewalks and security lighting. For information on the park, visit and click Departments, then Community Services.

For information, contact Brian Gleason at 941-743-1462 or


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