"We asked and the people gave," said a very happy Julie Lingner, predsident of the l Parent Faculty Organization, as she got ready to cut the ribbon for the final phase of the school's new playground.
, now complete, is a two-phase project to raise money for new playground equipment for the school. In only 8 months, they were able to raise over $30,000 for the project, which was begun in September.
"I didn't think I would see it in my tenure as PFO president," said Linger.
A combination of grants, donations and good old fashioned elbow grease by the school's gounds and custodial staff enabled the project to happen.
"Ed Dumala, cheif custodian for RJO, worked on the April break," said Lingner, which allowed the project to be completed.
"Thanks to the community, the hard work of the PFO board, Dr. Kentor and principal Mr. Massimo we were able to make it happen," said Lingner.
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