December 29 1992 - July 8th 2011
The Foundation’s mission is to preserve the values of Alix Rice through her legacy as a longboard and skateboard enthusiast by soliciting funds to financially support the erection and preservation of a skate park as a safe, centrally located meeting place.......
Saturday, September 8th
BUFFALO, NY (June 2, 2015) --- The Alix Rice Peace Park Foundation heard from skateboarders and the Western New York community as it works towards fulfilling its mission of bringing a skatepark to Amherst in honor of Alix Rice. The foundation (ARPPF) hosted a community meeting on June 15th, in Skybox B at the Northtown Center, from 6:00-8:30pm featuring representation from Grindline Skateparks, which has been building parks across the country for 25 years.
WE DID IT!!! THE ALIX RICE PEACE PARK IS NOW OPEN!
For addtional information on ACI and the many ways they have aided local non profits in the region please visit -www.acillc.us
American Coradius International LLC dresses down quarterly for local charities. The companies EIC committee selected the local skatepark efforts of the Alix Rice Peace Park Foundation to be the recipient of the funds. The local company has donated quarterly to many non for profits in the region.The third quarter of 2015 resulted in a donation of $9550.
“Community meetings and public input is critical to the success of any public skatepark. Our goal is to engage the public and get their buy-in on the project,” says Micah Shapiro, Lead Designer at Grindline Skateparks. “This meeting was the place for the public to provide input on what elements should be included in the skatepark."