36 volunteers from Woodland Heights Neighborhood, Republic Services and Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO (HFHS) will clean up Lafayette Park and assist the Springfield-Greene County Park Board in preparing to install new playground equipment on Saturday, June 22, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Lafayette Park, 202 E. Atlantic, Springfield, MO 65803.
Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO (HFHS) was awarded a $100,000 Neighborhood Revitalization grant from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation’s National Neighborhood Promise program. The grant will provide new playground equipment at Lafayette Park, one of Springfield’s oldest parks in the Woodland Heights Neighborhood. The new playground will be ADA accessible and feature a state-of-the-art rubber padded surface for added safety. The new playground equipment will be installed later this summer or fall.
WHO: 36 volunteers from Woodland Heights Neighborhood Association, Republic Services, HFHS
WHAT: Volunteers will prepare Lafayette Park for the installation of a new playground by installing wood safety chips and fill dirt, maintaining planting beds, picking up litter and performing general landscaping in the park.
WHEN: Saturday, June 22, from 8:30 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Lafayette Park in Woodland Heights, 202 E. Atlantic, Springfield, MO 65803 The Republic Services Charitable Foundation launched the National Neighborhood Promise giving program in 2018. The $100,000 grant supports Habitat for Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization program in Woodland Heights.
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