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Shive Elementary receives $5,000 grant

Shive Elementary receives $5,000 grant
Shive Elementary School has received a $5,000 Loweís Toolbox for Education grant for renovation of its playground.
The schoolís grant application was based on the goal of resurfacing the area under the equipment in the fenced playground, providing a safe, cushioned and environmentally-friendly playground for our younger students.
Funding from this grant, written by Pam Bloom and Connie McCombs, will provide recycled rubber mulch on the playground. This will allow greater access for students to be outside and exercise through play while providing a safer landing for active students.
ěWe would like to thank Loweís for their commitment and investment in improving our studentsí physical health,î Bloom said. ěTheir generosity has allowed us to provide a safer place for our students to play.î
The project is scheduled to be completed by June.
All K-12 public schools in the United States are eligible for the Toolbox for Education program. More information is available at www.ToolboxforEducation.com.

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