By Marianne Curtis
Now that summer is around the corner, the Playground Equipment for Landmark Committee is thrilled to be able to proceed with renovations to the community’s central park and playground.
The group has been fundraising for a over a year in an effort to raise $55,000 needed to make improvements to the community’s largest park. The project includes $10,000 to revitalize the tennis courts and $45,000 to purchase and install Little Tykes Commercial playground equipment.
Jenny Plett, Chairperson for the Playground Equipment for Landmark Committee is very pleased with all the support the project has received.
“We have raised enough money to proceed with the project and plan to have the playground equipment installed in August,” stated Plett. “When the equipment arrives we will be looking for volunteers to set things up so people should mark their calendars.”
Barry Adamson from TransCanada Pipelines added to the fundraising initiative by a $1,500 check to the committee. He that his organization is pleased to be able to support this local incentive through the Community Investment Program.
“We are pleased to be able to support this local initiative,” stated Adamson. “It is local groups like this that help community’s grow and our company is proud to be involved in the process.”
The Playground Equipment for Landmark committee has received financial contributions of $15,000 from Pioneer Richardson, $10,000 from the LUD of Landmark and $15,000 from Community Places.
Charlene Kubin on behalf of the kids in Landmark accepts a check from Barry Adamson of TransCanada Pipelines that will be used towards revitalizing the community’s central playground while Jenny Plett chairperson of the Landmark Equipment for Landmark Committee looks on.