The Newnan Times-Herald

Opinion

Off to a great start


  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jul. 20, 2017 - 6:23 AM

The Coweta community has begun opening wallets and making donations to help build a first-class playground for children living near the Howard Warner Community Center. The first $825 in donations has rolled in during the initial days of the fundraising campaign.

It’s a great start in so short of a time, but we have a long way to go toward the $70,000 goal on Sept. 1. Your gift is needed. It’s a nice way to memorialize a favorite teacher.

Recall the happy times you spent in your childhood under the guidance of that special teacher, playing carefree on your neighborhood school playground. Remember pretending a seesaw could catapult you to the stars, parachuting from skyward a swing, escaping the vicious crocodiles beneath the monkey bars or setting a speed record zooming down the slide? 

Certainly you’d want your own children or grandchildren to make similar memories. You should feel just as strongly about the kids living in the Chalk Level neighborhood whose families may not have the same resources to draw on as your family.

Send a check or go online to donate by credit card. Checks payable to CCF may be sent to NTH Playground Fund, Coweta Community Foundation, P.O. Box 236, Newnan, GA, 30264. Donors should include information if the gift is in memory or in honor of someone.

For credit cards, click on https://www.cowetafoundation.o...