Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Playground Built in Under One Minute


www.bciburke.com BCI Burke Playground Equipment Installation Draws 445 Volunteers GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (April 8, 2009) Students, families, churches, civic organizations and community leaders came together by the hundreds Saturday to install a large new BCI Burke playground that in many cases would take days to complete. But with 445 volunteers, several officials from BCI Burke and supervisors from Childs Play Inc., the playground was ready for playing children in just a few hours. After breakfast, the volunteers formed a well-organized human machine that had the playground ready for play by 2 pm with time to spare before the 3 pm ribbon cutting. It was a large project, but we got a huge response from our volunteers, who were well organized. Its incredible to do that much work in such a short time. Also, in order to complete a community install of this size, you have to have all of the parts there, and Burke made sure that everything was there complete and on time, said Jay Robertson, president of Childs Play, which represents BCI Burke. The Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Department worked with Childs Play Inc. to create the playground. The department coordinated Saturdays event and volunteers, while Childs Play oversaw the installation. We were amazed by the turnout. Everything went smoothly as people from all across the community helped to make this playground installation a success, said Beverly Grogan, community events coordinator for the Parks and Recreation ...

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