Kiwanis donates $100,000 to Asheboro City to build an enhanced
playground for children at the new Zoo City Park:
Tuesday, March 11, Dave Rowe, President of the the Asheboro Kiwanis
Club presented a check to Mayor David Jarrell and the Asheboro City
Council for $100,000. The proceeds will be earmarked for the
"biggest and best" playground in the county. The new
playground will be located at Zoo City Park, located on Zoo Parkway.
The City of Asheboro purchased a 65 acre tract of land in January of
2007. The City received a Parks & Recreation Trust Fund Grant for
$500,000 to go toward the new Zoo City Park.
Plans for the park include up to 2 miles in walking trails, a 1/4
mile walking track, Kiwanis Playground, Bocce, Sand Volleyball,
Shuffleboard, Basketball, Shelters, Randolph County's 1st Dog Park, 6
Soccer fields, Multi-purpose room and an amphi-theatre.
For additional information, contact Parks & Recreation Director,
Foster Hughes at 626-1240.
Dave Rowe, president of the Kiwanis Club of Asheboro accompanied by
the Kiwanis board and Asheboro City Council.
Richard Petty receives check from Carolinas District Kiwanis for
$100,000 from Left to Right Rich Brenner, Sharon From, Petty, Russ
Wagner, Lt. Gov., Bill Klinginpeel, Frank Havens.
Jones, Lt. Gov Elect and Div. 8 Lt. Gov. Stan Yeager
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