Sweet Street Park Improvements

'Sweet place for a park' will get redesign with grant from Kaboom! organization

by Kym Reinstadler | The Grand Rapids PressSaturday July 11, 2009, 5:00 AM

GRAND RAPIDS — After three years of stalled efforts to upgrade the
playground on Sweet Street at College Avenue NE, the Creston
Neighborhood Association finally can swing into action.

The Grand Rapids school board this week approved transferring ownership of the half-acre park to the city.

That paved the way for a $50,000 grant from Washington, D.C-based
nonprofit Kaboom! to upgrade to the park. Kaboom! links communities
with corporate foundations and individual donors to build playgrounds.

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