KIWANIS CLUB OF HISTORIC NEWBURGH– Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.
LET'S PLAN A PARK
OUR GOAL is to raise $20,000 to create a community approved design and construction plans for a new playground at Lou Dennis Community Park in Newburgh, IN.
The Fortress of Fun, located in Lou Dennis Park, was constructed in 1998. The Fortress of Fun was funded by private donations and sponsorships and erected by volunteers over a five-day period. This very popular playground is a wooden structure that offers challenging skill development and exercise for younger children. But the wooden play structure has reached the end of its life and needs to be replaced.
Kiwanis Club of Historic Newburgh is sponsoring a team to walk and raise money to develop a plan to determine the best replacement for the Fortress of Fun. The Newburgh Park Board and Newburgh Park Pals will use these funds to hire a professional firm to facilitate focus groups. The firm will then collate the information gathered from these groups and create initial drawings to present to the public for further evaluation. They will then create a design for a new playground that will be used in our capital campaign to fund the structure. The money raised through Walking for Dreams will also be used for construction plans for the new playground. Any excess funds raised will be used toward the construction of the playground.