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Wichita Falls Kiwanis Club Entering National Playground Competition

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) – Mary Rhoades joined Brian Shrull in studio to talk about the Kiwanis Club installing a new playground.

The playground will be inclusive for all children from ages two to five.
 
The playground will be for children from ages two to five, and it will be located at University Kiwanis Park on Southwest Parkway. 

The Kiwanis Club is entering a national playground competition in order to help fund the $210,000 needed for the equipment and installation.

The first step in the competition is a popularity contest, where people can email in their votes for which park should get the funding. Each email can vote once per day from Sept. 14 through Sept. 27.

Once built, this will be the only park in Wichita Falls geared towards children of this age range. The design is inclusive for all young kids and measures roughly 70 by 140 feet.

To learn more or to cast your vote for the park, click here.

Please vote for this playground! https://play.kiwanis.org/contestants/university-kiwanis-club/

To read more about this follow this link – https://www.newschannel6now.com/2020/09/09/wf-kiwanis-club-entering-national-playground-competition/

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

We here at Whirlix Design are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation to ensure the health and safety of our employees and limit disruption to our clients.

People’s health is our priority and we are following the CDC recommendations and all State and local laws. Despite the challenges of the current situation, we aim to continue being your dedicated partner in the best possible way. At the same time, we are doing everything we can to secure the safety of our employees and clients

Whirlix Design is open and operating with no immediate concerns. We have received reassurances from our manufacturer, Landscape Structures,  that they are not experiencing or expect to be impacted by COVID-19 since most of their materials are sourced domestically. With plenty of resources and materials on hand, they expect to be able to fulfill orders throughout 2020 and into 2021.

In order to protect our employees and clients while continuing to provide our excellent customer service, we can arrange to meet via video conferencing, conference calls and email rather than in person – if so desired. We remain committed to doing everything we can to serve you and meet your needs during this challenging time.

Our employees are adhering to rigorous practice of the fundamentals outlined by the CDC and, if need be, can operate at 100% efficiency remotely from home.

With that being said, we’re monitoring the situation closely and will continue to keep you informed of any changes. In the meantime, please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Rosemeade Recreation Center and Rotary Park- Carrollton, TX

Carrollton adaptive playground

Carrollton City Council members, parks and recreation staff and members of the community gathered at the Rosemeade Recreation Center to celebrate the opening of the city’s new adaptive playground.  – Courtesy of Victoria Atterberr

https://starlocalmedia.com/playground-in-carrollton-creates-inclusiveness/article_94ee66a6-0565-11ea-bcf3-df2ac885d806.html

https://rotary5810.org/Stories/rosemeade-rotary-park-is-open

The Rotary Club of Carrollton-Farmers Branch embarked on a Signature Project back in 2012/2013 when, then President Ben Cunningham, challenged us to come up with a significant multi year project.  After almost a year and realizing our club is all about the support of kids in our community, we decided to raise money and purchase All Accessible Playground Equipment for the two cities we serve.
Farmers Branch was ready, so we embarked on creating Rotary Park in Farmers Brach. That park was dedicated back in May of 2016 after raising over $150,000 from our members, companies and the community.
 
We began the same process in late 2018 to raise in excess of $150,000 to purchase All Accessible Playground Equipment for Rosemeade Rotary Park in Carrollton. This was in partnership with the City of Carrollton who also spent considerable funds for the new surface and infrastructure.  This park just opened to the public last Friday, August 9th.  It is ramped accessable so that wheelchair bound kids of all ages can play along side their parents and siblings.  One of the newest features is a We-Go-Round.  This is the old fashion marry go around but is wheelchair accessible.
 
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