Danville Parks and Recreation Enters Park In Contest for $100,000 Prize

Danville, VA-- Danville Parks and Recreation is asking for your help to win money for Dan Daniel Memorial Park.

They entered the park into a nation-wide contest hosted by Coca Cola called "America Is Your Park."The public gets to vote for their favorite park and the first place prize is $100,000.

Danville Parks and Rec.. said if they do win, it would be a nice gift to the park since this week marks its 20th anniversary.

"We'll we'd love to use it to upgrade this playground," said Karen Cross, Division Director of Danville Outdoor Parks and Recreation. "It's 20-years-old and that's about the lifetime of the playground and we'll like to put down new surfacing and brand new equipment."

They say they would also get community input on what the money should be used for. Voting ends on July 15. Click here to cast your vote.