Grand opening and Fall Family Festival a success

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Over 1,000 people roamed the streets of Oxford Park the region's first planned community, enjoying live music, local art displays, carriage rids and touign newly decorated model homes.

"Seeing all those families having a big time at Oxford Park is what this new community is all about," said developer Roger Perry, president of East West Partners.

The official grand opening of Oxford Park was held in conjunction with the area's first Fall Family Festival, sponsored by a number of local businesses and community organizations. A children's art tent was hosted by the Granville Arts Co7ncil and live storytelling by the staff of the Richard Thornton Library captured the attention of children throughout the day.

Gift baskets donated by local merchants were raffled and tours of the neighborhood by horse-drawn carriges were a big attraction for people of all ages.

"We are thrilled people want the Fall Family Festival at Oxford Park to become an annual event. We are alredy working with community groups and businesees on planning for next year's festival," said Peyton Grissom, director of sales for Oxford Park Realty.

Oxford Park began its marketing of new homes early this summer and today, 17 families call Oxford Park home. Prices of new homes range from $130,000 to $300,000 with numerous amenities, including a $1.5 million swim complex scheduled to begin construction this week. Things are changing every day at Oxford Park, and the sales center and model homes are open daily to the public.

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