Tourney to support playground project

first_imgBAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament will benefit the Park Street Playground Project.The tournament will be played on Tuesday, June 7, at Kebo Valley Golf Club.Proceeds will benefit the Park Street Playground Project — a venture under the direction of the Bar Harbor (Mount Desert Island) Rotary Club.In 2011, Amy Schwartz established the project hoping to remodel and revitalize Bar Harbor’s public playground. Schwartz’s and Rotary’s mission is to create a safe and accessible outdoor environment, promoting health, imaginative play, and developmental learning for the children of Bar Harbor and neighboring MDI communities.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn 2016, the Bar Harbor/MDI Rotary Club assumed leadership of this community project with the goal of completing it in 2017.“Currently, the playground is old, unchallenging, and not much fun,” said Carrie Jones of MDI Rotary. “Even people who live a block away from the playground drive their families miles away to use playgrounds located in other communities.”So far, about $30,000 has been raised toward the $175,000 project goal.For more information, contact Cathy Planchart at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust at 667-0660, ext. 4655 or visit the “Park Street Playground Project” Facebook page.last_img

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