Playground Install a Success!

Over 100 Capital One volunteers, and more than 20 Pathfinder volunteers 5 or more neighbors, and one alumnus showed up on a very rainy day to get messy and build a playground. And boy did they!

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Digging out the pad for the new bike racks.

11988227_10208013647963051_6483307206998631290_nMany, many different pieces of equipment were sorted, unwrapped, put in the right place and assembled.

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Ann Marie helps secure a platform.

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Chris Wells digs a post hole

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Bill Reswig fills in a posthole.

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Jackie uses her contractor skills to rebuild the benches.

The picnic tables were completely remade!

The mural was enlarged, thanks to the design of our middle school art teacher, Pamela Bigatel, and the painting by volunteers.11986595_10208013643242933_8394219443313003363_n

Lots of mulch was spread. Lots and lots of mulch.

Lunchroom tables were scrubbed.

Emergency water jugs were placed in each classroom. Thank you to Capital One for donating the water.

 

It was a lot of work, but so many hands made it a day of successes. We all went home wet, and happy with all we’d accomplished.

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Jennifer and Jami help garden.

Community Build Date – SEPT 1

SAVE THE DATE. September 1st is the Community Build Date. We’ll be installing the playground equipment with the generous help of Capital One. We’ll also be doing a little painting, and sprucing up the grounds. We need 10-15 volunteers from the community. Sorry, no kids.

The below picture is not how the equipment will look — you’ll get to see it if you come help!cropped-pathfinder-final-plan-labeled2.jpg

More info to be announced.