A proposed skate park would provide kids an avenue for fun and community service in Grove.
The group behind the skate park is Triangle Skateboard Alliance, a nonprofit focused on building and improving skate parks in the region. The group also places a heavy emphasis on the character building aspect of skateboarding and encourages skaters to make an effort to improve their community.
“We want to create a culture of service with our skateboarders,”said Max Pfannebecker, the nonprofit’s president. “There’s a vibe about skateboarders I’d like to dispel.”
Pfannebecker doesn’t skate. But he sees something special in skateboarding.
Some people see skateboarders and see...