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Josh Duhamel celebrating $100,000 grant for flood-affected park

Josh Duhamel is celebrating after helping land a $100,000 grant to restore a park devastated by flooding in his native Minot, North Dakota.

The Transformers star pledged his support to the area after it was hit by floods in June (11), and he was named honorary chairman of a fund established for those left homeless.

He has been urging his Twitter.com followers to vote for the city's Oak Park in a contest run by Coca-Cola, and he was delighted when the green space topped the America Is Your Park campaign - landing Minot officials a $100,000 grant to makeover the area.

In a post on Twitter on Wednesday (28Sep11), the actor wrote, "A huge thank you to everyone who voted for #OakPark. We won the $100k from @CocaCola!"

Duhamel also persuaded his wife Fergie's band the Black Eyed Peas to headline a local benefit concert in Minot earlier this month (Sep11). The show raised more than $1 million for local charities.

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