Family, Friends, City Staff Gather for Bruce Nawrocki Park Dedication
Bruce Nawrocki Park, named after the late Bruce Nawrocki, former Columbia Heights mayor and City Council member, had its official dedication ceremony Wed, July 25. A large group of family, friends, past and present City officials, and Columbia Heights residents attended the evening event.
The newly remodeled park and playground, which replaced the old Circle Terrace Park, is located adjacent to the City of Peace Neighborhood Center at 1311 Circle Terrace Blvd NE.
In Honor of Bruce G. Nawrocki
Bruce G. Nawrocki, former mayor and City Council member of Columbia Heights, passed away on April 6, 2018. During his nearly five decades of public service, Nawrocki was a steadfast advocate for residents and businesses in the City.
Former Mayor Gary Peterson and current Mayor Donna Schmitt both spoke at the park's dedication ceremony, with Nawrocki's family in attendance.