Rotary Club donates money for new playground in Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Pigeon Forge Rotary Club has donated enough money to put Forever Parks over the hump to building a playground for handicap children.

The new All-Inclusive playground at Wear Farm Park will cost nearly $350,000 and so far nearly have has been raised. A dedication for the park was held on Wednesday where the Rotary Club donated $100,000.

"This is called the Rotary all-inclusive playground and they put up a donation of $100-k They're the first ones to step up to the plate," said Simon Bradbury, with Pigeon Forge Department of Parks.

The new playground has been designed, and the city says they can start construction as soon as all the money has been raised.

All-Inclusive Playground is that all children can play, exercise, socialize and have fun on the same playground. The playground includes pieces that physically and mentally challenged and average kids can be attracted to use.

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