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Chicago Plays! Highlights the Importance of Parks and Playspaces!

Cities around the country are recognizing the importance of parks and recreation spaces and the sense of pride and community they can bring to neighborhoods. Chicago is taking a lead on this with the Chicago Plays! initiative. Launched in Spring of 2013, Chicago Plays! has a goal to build and improve parks throughout the city so that every Chicagoan is within a ten minute walk of a park. BCI Burke is excited to be part of the fun and has ...

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The Importance of Getting Involved in Schools.

In getting ready to attend the PTO Today Conference in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, I started thinking about PTOs and general involvement in schools and why it is important. As a child, I remember my mom being the PTO President and organizing events such as end of year picnics, fundraisers for a new playground, holiday parties and book fairs. It was a source of pride for me to have my mom in a position of planning and organizing events at ...

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Airplane Playground | Themed Outdoor Play Area

Fasten your seat belt and make sure your seat back and folding trays are in their upright and locked positions. Fly up, up and away and let your imaginations soar with Burke’s NEW Airplane playground! Featuring themed panels, climbers and slides, this playground is sure to inspire imaginative and challenging play for children of all ages. Combine the Airplane play components with the endless design options available for Nucleus™ to create your dream play environment. Features Only industry Airplane theme built ...

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Wildcat Landing and Campground gets New Playground

Wildcat Landing and Campground in Brownsville, MN has a new playground to show off. Volunteers put their time and effort to increase the campgrounds recreational offerings by building this playground provided by BCI Burke and Burke representative, St. Croix Recreation. With the help of county commissioners Judy Storlie and Teresa Walter, the campground secured $26,000 in order to purchase the equipment. The playground features two Viper Slides, monkey bars, climbing ropes, and two towers with flights of stairs to ...

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President Obama Makes trip to KaBoom!

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined KaBOOM!, The Inspired Teaching School, and Washington community members to commemorate this year’s National Day of Service and Remembrance by participating in a playground build. The Inspired Teaching School’s new playground will impact more than 500 children by giving them a safe play environment to play in. Continue reading the entire article on KaBoom’s website.

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