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New playground structures made their debut at Creslane Elementary School. Creslane students welcomed the new playground with two ribbon cutting ceremonies.
THANK YOU to the Creslane Parent-Teacher Organization. It was through their multiyear fundraising that the equipment was able to be purchased. The fundraising included the annual student Jog-a-Thons. In effect, the students of Creslane Elementary played huge parts in raising the funds for their new playground.
THANK YOU Bates Construction and Excavation for your donated work. Your work with an excavator expedited the ground prepping at the beginning and final wood chip spreading at the end.
The Chronicle was there for the ribbon cutting and reported on the new installation.
Swingin’ free and easy – Dedicated to fitness by By Gini Davis, The Chronicle
CRESWELL – Creslane Elementary’s commitment to fitness – and fun – was reaffirmed Monday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially opened for “business” (aka, recess) $50,000 worth of new playground equipment purchased after two years of planning, saving and fundraising by the school’s Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO).
“The majority of the fundraising was through the PTO-sponsored Jog-a-Thons that happen in October,” noted chair Jill Moran.
During two ceremonies held half an hour apart on Monday, Feb. 10 – the first for K-2 students, the second for grades 3-5 – Moran thanked…