For Immediate Release

October 9, 2015

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Public Information Director

MEDIA ALERT: Groundbreaking for Handicap Playground Equipment
LEESVILLE, La.--  Donors, media, and residents are invited to attend  the second groundbreaking will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center at noon, October 12, 2015.

One ADA Combination Swing (wheel-chair accessible) and 1 face-to-face swing (allows adult and child to swing together) will be placed at the center's park.

The City was able to purchase the new equipment by the donations of more than 60 individuals and businesses. One of the swings will be placed at the golf course park in honor of Macy SanNicolas, granddaughter of Darrell Woofter who lead the charge in gathering donations.

Media wishing to cover the event should call Tammy Sharp at (337) 238-2283.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center is located at 1003 N. Gladys Street, Leesville, LA 71446.

To read a previous press release, as well as see a list of donors and entertainers who made the purchasing of the handicap playground equipment possible, click here.

The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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