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For Immediate Release: November 5, 2019

Lady Civitans get special grant

    The Guntersville Ladies Civitans Club has received $5,000 from the legislative delegation to go towards their long running special project, Every Child’s Playground.
    On Nov. 5, Sen. Clay Scofield and Rep. Wes Kitchens attended the group’s meeting.  Club president Susan Briscoe and member Maureen Tipton received the check on behalf of the club. 
    Every Child’s Playground, located at Civitan Park, is designed to be accessible to everyone.  It has been a long standing project of the club in partnership with the City of Guntersville.
    The playground, which contains a wheelchair swing, harness swings, a poured-in-place safety surface and other adaptations, is nearing completion.
    All of the Ladies Civitans’ fundraising efforts the last several years has been focused on completing the playground.
    Maureen Tipton had requested assistance from the legislators.
    Club members said the legislative grant, along with ongoing fundraisers by the club, will permit the completion of the project in the very near future and will provide many hours of recreation to the children of the area. 

For More Information Contact: Marshall County Legislative Office, 256-582-0619

For More Information Visit This Website: Legislative Delegation assists with Special project sponsored by Lady Civitans

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