Monday, July 23, 2012
"Neighborhood Enhancement Partnership Program (NEPP) is about inspiring a sense of community," said Chris Scales, regional manager for Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services.... " wrote Kali Schumitz of the Fairfax Times.
"That certainly has been the case in Annandale’s Camelot community, which obtained a NEPP grant to install a demonstration rain garden in the median of the main drag, King Arthur Road," she continues.
The article describes successful NEPP projects - begun by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in 2008 since then funding gardens, paths, picnics, trees, and playgrounds. One NEPP project in the Shannon Station neighborhood and its matched $5,000 grant launched a community garden in 2009, hired a garden manager, and still going strong. Camelot shines among these happy, successful communities.