Aston Township officials and representatives from Energy Transfer recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome children and families to the newly completed Smiles in the Playground, a handicap-accessible playground that is inclusive to all children, with a special focus on those with disabilities.
By Loretta Rodgers Times Correspondent Oct 4, 2019 ASTON — Township officials, representatives from Energy Transfer Partners, and residents gathered on Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for “Smiles in the Playground,” a special needs accessible playground located on the grounds of the community center on Concord Road. […]
ASTON, Pa. — Aston Township announced today (July 1, 2019) that it will move forward with building an accessible and inclusive playground this year thanks in large part to a $300,000 funding commitment from Energy Transfer. Aston Commissioner Carol Graham and her daughter Kit Spayd, the visionaries behind the Smiles in the Playground project, began this dream in 2006 with a goal of providing a handicap-accessible playground for children ages 1-12 in Aston Township. The theme of the park is to inspire children in the community to try things that they thought were outside of their [...]