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The Fifth Street Park Restoration Project Needs Your Help
Written by Erin MacPherson
Created on December 06, 2012 @ 6:20PM
Doddridge County has a new addition, but over in Marion County they're trying to renovate what's already there. Fairmont State students along with community volunteers have been restoring the 5th Street Park for about seven years. And now, they're trying to get the word out about a Benefit Dinner that should help speed that process along.

They've tried to make the park a better place for kids to play. One of the main things they've accomplished was adding a rubber flooring to the playground area, so children wouldn't get hurt if they fell. But now, they're focusing on just the basketball court. Their ultimate goal is to completely transform the park.
 
"It actually gives a real life hands on experience to the students. Also, getting that invested interest and becoming one of those stakeholders in the area where the University and the local community start working together to improve things in Fairmont," said Matt Schmuck, Assistant to the Dean for Outdoor Programming & Outreach School of Education for FSU.

That Benefit Dinner will be held on December 15th. If you're interested in going, contact Matt Schmuck at 304-367-4984 or mschmuck1@fairmontstate.edu. The dinner is at Westchester Village and tickets are $25 a person.

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