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  • Western GM fundraises for Green Tree Playground Expansion

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    With a maximum of $10,000, Western GM plans to exceed last year’s total of $8,700 for St. Anthony’s School by having members of the community participate and test-drive a new Buick.

    Each test ride and sign-up sheet donates $20 to the cause. The track is from Rosedale and back to the location you started from. Friday, May 26, the dealership is located at the DVSS parking lot near the west side entrance from noon until 9:00 p.m. this evening.

    Saturday, the vehicles are back at the dealership for another spin from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.A car wash is going to be set up with hot dogs as well as any cash donations for the Drumheller Football Association.There is no obligation to buy a vehicle as the event is strictly for fundraising purposes.

  • Drumheller Rotary assists Wayne community with playground project

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    The Wayne Community Association has set a target to raise enough funds by the end of 2018 to construct a new playground in the community. The Rotary Club of Drumheller is pleased to assist. Community Association president Fred Dayman,centre, accepts a cheque from Rotarians John Kohut and Linda Fisher.

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  • Greentree School breaks ground of playground extension

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    Ground broke on July 17 for Greentree School’s new playground extension.

    The Town of Drumheller has donated time, energy, and equipment to continue to excavate the scene for installation of the new playground.

    Children are encouraged to stay away from the area as it is now considered a construction zone until completion.

    With the new donation from the Drumheller Rotary Club accounted for, the playground is only $4,000 away from their final goal.

    “We are very excited to put that piece of equipment in for all the kids,” said Kim Groves, Project Treasurer.“It’s a good piece of equipment,” added Nikki Isley, Project Coordinator. “They have one at the Children’s Hospital and we’ve tried it lots. It’s quite fun.”

    The Rotary Club of Drumheller and District 5360 of the Rotary has contributed $10,767 for a new Rollerslide as part of the extension.

    The Playbooster Rollerslide brings a cool, sensory experience to the playground, and an inclusive play experience to kids of all abilities.

    With assurity, the Rotary was pleased to help allow accessibility to young kids and create new relationships in the process.

    “We thought that was a great project to put this money towards,” said Jim Fisher, Public Relations Coordinator for the Drumheller Rotary Club.

  • Greentree School recieves $8,740.00 for Playground Extension

    Chevrolet presents cheque to Greentree school towards their new playground extension meant to create accessibility for every student

    Western GM staff Murray Sutcliffe, Doug Lubinski, Brad LeDrew, and Greentree School Principal Erin Campbell-Bentley monkey around on the current Greentree School playground while presenting a $8,740.00 cheque towards the school’s new accessible playground extension on June 20, 2017. (Mailphoto by Terri Huxley)

    The new extension will the first of its kind in the valley and gives everyone a chance to be on the same playing field.
        “It’s just great to support the community like this,” said Brad LeDrew, General Sales Manager at Western GM. “Greentree is just a fantastic school and this playground is just amazing and they’ve done just a great job so we’re just excited to be apart of that.”
        With this cheque, the school is only $20,000 away from their goal amount.

  • Greentree School unveils new playground

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    Greentree School Principal Erin Campbell-Bentley unveils the new playground that was under construction for approximately two months. (Mailphoto by Terri Huxley)

     

    Absolute chaos is one way to describe the new playground unveiling at Greentree School on September 5, 2017. The Kindergarten to grade six childrenwere excited to test out the new equipment like the roller slide. Check out more below to see the equipment in action!

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    (Mailphotos by Terri Huxley)

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