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Posted on: September 7, 2018

KaBOOM! Playground Design "C" Has Been Chosen

Kaboom Playground Design Option C


Thanks to all those who participated in the voting process, design "C" has been chosen for the new playground. Sponsored by Target and KaBOOM!, the playground will be built at Alonzo Williams Park.

To make this happen in one day, more than 200 volunteers are needed for this project. Residents of the Apopka community are encouraged to join forces with volunteers from Target, the City of Apopka and organizers from KaBOOM! on Friday, October 19th, to give local kids the childhood they deserve by building the new playground.

Project Information

Who: A total of approximately 200 volunteers from Target, the City of Apopka and KaBOOM!. 

Work is available for volunteers of all levels of skill and ability. 

**Please note - All youth under the legal working age for this state will be welcome to participate in youth activities but will not be able to participate in the building of the playground in the construction areas.**

When: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 8:00AM - 3:00 PM
Where: Alonzo Williams Park, 515 South Hawthorne Avenue, Apopka, FL 32703
What's Provided: Breakfast, lunch and water will be provided.  Gloves and other safety materials will be provided for the projects that require them. 

What to Wear: The playground build will happen rain or shine.  Please come dressed for the weather. Closed-toe shoes are required; sneakers or work boots that you don't mind getting dirty are advisable. Please leave valuables at home as secure storage is not available on site. 

Build Week Schedule

Prep Day 1: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 

30 volunteers from the community are needed

  • 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register
  • 5:00 PM - All prep work completed (approximate time)

Prep Day 2: Thursday, October 18, 2018

15 volunteers from the community should be on "stand-by" in case they are needed.

  • 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register
  • TBD - All prep work completed

Build DayFriday, October 19, 2018 

200 volunteers from Target and the community are needed

  • 6:30 AM - Team Leaders arrive
  • 8:00 AM - Volunteers arrive and register 
  • 8:30 AM - Kick-off ceremony
  • 2:30 PM - Ribbon-cutting ceremony

Click on the following link to join in the fun and help build a new playground in our community:

KaBOOM! Playground Project Registration Waiver and Release

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