LCRA awards $22,000 grant for Turnverein Pavilion updates

BELLVILLE — A piece of Texas history and Austin County landmark will receive a new electrical system, thanks to a $22,000 community development The Community Development Partnership Program grant, along with $28,000 in matching contributions, will allow the Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Restoration Bellville Turnverein Pavilion, Texas’ first round dance hall.

The restoration group plans to modernize the pavilion while still maintaining the hall’s historic charm.

“Without the LCRA grant, the electrical upgrades will be in jeopardy, which will severely limit the scope of the overall restoration and the anticipated increased said Tom Barron, president of the Bellville Turnverein Pavilion Restoration Project.

 

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