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Fox Hill Playground Rebuild Coming in 2015; Buy a Brick or Make a Donation

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Credits: Fox Hill Playground
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DENVILLE, NJ-- Summer is on it's way. The kids will be out of school and looking for things to do outside. One community in Denville is seeking help to raise the funds neccesary to rebuild a community playground that had fallen apart and was removed in 2012.

Mary Townend was one of the hardest workers on the Fox Hill Playgound when the idea first came about. She gardened and was a diplomat. One of Townend's daughters, Marion T. Wells, recently shared with the Fox Hill Community just how important this playground is.

"That area was an extension of our yard and our neighborhood. We all played in the trees, swung on the swings, trekked through the woods, played kickball, and planted flowers, too! Thanks for your efforts to revive this space. Your efforts will create wonderful memories for your families,"  Wells stated. 

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The neighborhood surrounding Fox Hill has recently come together to work on rebuilding their precious playground. Recently, a press release came out, providing many ideas as to why a community and neighborhood playground is beneficial.

  • Promoting physical fitness
  • Quality relationships with neighbors
  • Family time
  • Pick up games, including wiffle ball and basketball

As the community is raising the funds for this special project, there are many ways that the entire Denville community can help. For $10, purchase a Fox Hill Playground car magnet. Magnets are available at Fox Hill Merchants and Denville Vacuum. For $20, purchase a 50/50 raffle ticket, the drawing will take place on July 11. Tickets are available at Denville Vacuum.

One of their larger projects includes the sale of bricks that will be laid at the playground. For between $50-$150, purchase a brick and customize it with a special message for future generations to see at the new playground. 

Paver Bricks

Funding Level: $150 or $50

Date: Available for order now

www.bricksrus.com/ORDER/FOXHILLPLAYGROUND

Have your name/message honored at the Playground

Contact Kim with any questions foxhillplayground@gmail.com

Donations

Funding Level: $20 - $10,000

Date: Donations are welcome any time

www.denvillepal.org/fox_hill_playground.html

Donations of $500 and above will receive special recognition at the playground site if you wish.

TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donations can be made via:

Cash or check payable to: Denville PAL/Fox Hill Rd Playground P.O. Box 457 Denville, NJ 07834 or
 Online via www.denvillepal.org/fox_hill_playground.html 
(you can also pay directly to info@denvillepal.org via Paypal.com)

There are numerous other ways to help. For more information, check out the Fox Hill Playground Facebook page. 

 

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