Quantcast

Making A Difference: Volunteers Build A New Playground In Woodhi - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Making A Difference: Volunteers Build A New Playground In Woodhill

Posted: Updated:

LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Thanks to a group of volunteers and the generosity of the community, a brand new playground is now up and ready for kids in one Lexington neighborhood.

A group of volunteers from Lexington’s Southland Christian Church noticed that the old playground in the Woodhill neighborhood was falling apart and needed to come down.

They reached out to the Lexington community and members of the community donated the needed $10,000 to build a new playground in just 30 days.

They will soon add a zipline and a soccer field to the Woodhill Playground.

“To see them enjoy this, it's incredible,” said volunteer Janelle Earley.

“I think more than just having something to play on, it lets them know that somebody loves them,” said volunteer Misty Simms.

They’ve also added a number of benches and picnic tables at the playground so parents from the community can come out and watch their children play.

If you would like to make a donation to the project, click here
 

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 3 Charged After Robbery Near Downtown Lexington

    3 Charged After Robbery Near Downtown Lexington

    Sunday, December 17 2017 10:18 AM EST2017-12-17 15:18:43 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Three people, including two juveniles, have been arrested after an early morning robbery near downtown Lexington. Police say that the robbery occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday this morning on East Third Street near Ohio Street. Brazil Braddock, 18, and the two juveniles are accused of robbing a person on Third Street, then fleeing down Broadway toward New Circle Road. Officials say they were able to pull the car over near New C...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Three people, including two juveniles, have been arrested after an early morning robbery near downtown Lexington. Police say that the robbery occurred shortly before 1:30 a.m. Sunday this morning on East Third Street near Ohio Street. Brazil Braddock, 18, and the two juveniles are accused of robbing a person on Third Street, then fleeing down Broadway toward New Circle Road. Officials say they were able to pull the car over near New C...
  • Laurel County Teenager Killed In Collision

    Laurel County Teenager Killed In Collision

    Sunday, December 17 2017 9:18 AM EST2017-12-17 14:18:11 GMT

    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A 17-year-old girl died and another teenager was seriously injured in a crash early Saturday morning. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said two cars collided about 3:30 a.m. on Kentucky Highway 30 about five miles north of London.

    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A 17-year-old girl died and another teenager was seriously injured in a crash early Saturday morning. Laurel County Sheriff John Root said two cars collided about 3:30 a.m. on Kentucky Highway 30 about five miles north of London.

  • Fight Between Grandfather And Grandson in Laurel Co. Ends In Shooting Death

    Fight Between Grandfather And Grandson in Laurel Co. Ends In Shooting Death

    Sunday, December 17 2017 11:27 AM EST2017-12-17 16:27:55 GMT
    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A fight between a grandfather and his grandson ended with the younger man dead of gunshot wound to the chest, authorities said. Anthony Ryan Thompson, 26, of East Bernstadt was pronounced dead Sunday morning, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root. Police say the shooting occurred about 7 a.m. at the home of Tony Radford. Police say an argument between grandfather and grandson escalated and that "a scuffle between the two occ...
    LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A fight between a grandfather and his grandson ended with the younger man dead of gunshot wound to the chest, authorities said. Anthony Ryan Thompson, 26, of East Bernstadt was pronounced dead Sunday morning, according to Laurel County Sheriff John Root. Police say the shooting occurred about 7 a.m. at the home of Tony Radford. Police say an argument between grandfather and grandson escalated and that "a scuffle between the two occ...
Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2017, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?