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City receives donation for inclusive playground at Strickland Park

Released:Jul 17, 2020

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Donors from the Stillwater Community Foundation stand with City Manager Norman McNickle at Strickland Park.

City Manager Norman McNickle and City Councilor Amy Dzialowski stand with donors and representatives from the Stillwater Community Foundation at the Strickland Park construction site. 

Pictured left to right: K. Cohlmia, Amy Dzialowski, Norman McNickle, Paula Roberts, Brad Collier and Mike Woods. 

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / July 17, 2020) – Today the City of Stillwater received a $1900 donation from the Stillwater Community Foundation and the Don and Paula Roberts Annual award for the Strickland Park inclusive playground project. The City thanks its donors for their generous contribution, and is looking forward to the opening of an all-inclusive community gathering place in town. 

This donation will contribute to the City's construction of an inclusive and accessible play area and community gathering place at Strickland Park, 300 S. Main Street. The project is a product of collaboration among the City, Mya's Promise and Stillwater Makes a Change (SMAC). Read more on this project and its timeline at http://stillwater.org/page/home/government/current-projects/park-projects/strickland-park-playground-phase-2.

Paula Roberts is the donor to the Stillwater Community Foundation, as part of her and her late husband Don Robert's annual award. The Stillwater Community Foundation is an active community fund within the Communities Foundation of Oklahoma. Learn more at https://cfok.org/stillwatercf/.

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