Fundraising for Sandy Beach playground underway
October 31, 2019
The Petersburg Rotary Club is leading fundraising efforts to replace the playground at Sandy Beach Park with a larger, more modern playground that would appeal to children of all ages.
The goal is to raise about half of the money for the playground, and then apply for grants to cover the rest of the costs, said Glo Wollen, one of three women who are spearheading the fundraising. The project has an estimated cost of about $120,000 and so far, they have raised $28,200 in less than two months.
The idea of a new playground at Sandy Beach was tossed around a few years ago by the Petersburg Rot...