Senator Regan Announces $2 Million in RACP Grants to Help Fund Cumberland County Projects

(HARRISBURG, PA) – According to Senator Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) millions of Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding is being granted for projects to transform and redevelop areas and create jobs throughout Cumberland County.

Regan explained that RACP is a Commonwealth grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational, and historical improvement projects.

“Today’s approval of $ 2 million will have a large impact on Cumberland County and the surrounding area to aid economic growth and will create over 100 jobs in Cumberland County,” said Regan.

The projects receiving funding in Cumberland County are:

Carlisle Sports Emporium Expansion, $1M

This project will provide for the renovation and expansion of the Carlisle Sports Emporium in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County. This project will increase the venue footprint to over 120,000 square feet and will create 101 new jobs in Cumberland County.

Hampden Pool Infrastructure Improvements, $500K

 This project will provide long overdue renovations to the Hampden Pool, including replacing aging infrastructure in and around the pool. The project will also provide for the addition of a family change room and other amenities to improve this community staple for its visitors.

Mayapple Exterior Expansion and Redevelopment, $500K

This project includes the demolition, site clearing, and construction of a new exterior pavilion structure at Mayapple in growing South Middleton Township as demand increases on this aging structure. The project will create new jobs in South Middleton Township and will provide a recreation space for residents and visitors to this community.

Bruce McLanahan, (717)-787-8524

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