Assemblyman Colin Schmitt delivered a $50,000 grant thisTuesday to the Town of Blooming Grove for the purchase and installation of a new inclusive ADA compliant playground at Lasser Park. Supervisor Jeroloman reached out to Assemblyman Schmitt seeking grant assistance to offset the costs of completing the purchase and installation of the an inclusive playground at Lasser Park. Jeroloman said the Town had already received funding toward a lengthy ramp entrance that will improve access to the inclusive playground area through a Community Block Grant they had applied for last year.This $50,000 grant will ensure that the area is fully ADA compliant and will allow purchase of the needed playground equipment.
Assemblyman Schmitt stated, “I feel blessed to serve as Assemblyman and be able to deliver a $50,000 grant so that children of all abilities will have the opportunity to play together at Lasser Park. This grant funding will help the Town government complete the playground project and provide state of the art ADA compliant equipment for all to enjoy. The people of our district deserve the very best and I will continue to deliver that for our communities with wonderful projects like this.”
Town of Blooming Grove Supervisor Robert Jeroloman stated, “With Assemblyman Schmitt’s help, we will finally have an all inclusive playground in the Town of Blooming Grove Park System. Blooming Grove has been working toward an all inclusive playground for some time now and we are thrilled that Assemblyman Schmitt has stepped up to help us get this funding. Assemblyman Schmitt has always done his best to help the Town of Blooming Grove and we are grateful for his continued support.”
Town of Blooming Grove Highway Superintendent Wayne Kirkpatrick added,“I’d like to thank Assemblyman Schmitt for his continued commitment and partnership with the Blooming Grove community. We are thankful for his leadership and providing the Town of Blooming Grove with this grant so that we can have an all inclusive playground for the children!”
Caption 1: Assemblyman Colin Schmitt holding check in center with Supervisor Rob Jeroloman and from left to right Blooming Grove Building and Grounds Director Dave Keller, Councilman Amante, Deputy Supervisor Doering, Councilman Quick, Councilman Devinko and Highway Superintendent Kirkpatrick
Caption 2: Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, Highway Supervisor Wayne Kirkpatrick, Building and Grounds Director Dave Keller