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Years in the making: Ribbon cut for the new Lea playground

May 11, 2016

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Lea Principal Jennifer Duffy helps a student cut the ribbon that officially opens the new Henry Lea Elementary School playground at 47th and Spruce (Photo by West Philly Local).

A handful of Henry C. Lea Elementary students cut the ribbon this morning on a project that has transformed the school’s playground at 47th and Spruce from a barren swathe of asphalt into an inviting space complete with trees and dedicated bricks.

The “Greening Lea” project has moved through several stages that culminated with today’s ribbon cutting for a playground that now includes several garden areas, several newly planted trees and a renovated basketball court. 

Congratulations to the West Philly Coalition of Neighborhood Schools and the dozens of volunteers, parents, teachers and community organizations that made the dream a reality.

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One of the dozens of dedicated bricks that helped pay for the Greening Lea project (Photo by West Philly Local).

 

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Dave Says:

    Yay, and thanks, to Principal Duffy and all the staff and neighbors who made this happen.

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