Saturday event to raise $ for a playground at West Boggs

         A fundraiser to raise money for a new playground at West Boggs Park is Saturday.

        The event deemed a “Touch a Truck” Fundraiser also features a Benefit Lunch with food from Happy Matt’s Barbecue and Tri Kappa of Shoals. The cost for the meal is 6$ for adults and $4 for kids.

        On site will be lots of vehicles for kids to explore including various trucks, tractorsm bulldozers, fire engines, a helicopter and other equipment.

        All proceeds go toward the new playground planned for West Boggs which will include areas designed for various age groups from 2 to 12 years old.  A 75 foot zipline is also in the works for the new facility.  The plan is to have the playground operational next year.

        In addition there are various levels of sponsorships for people, businesses or industry to commit to.  For more information on that call 812-295-3537.

       Saturday’s event is at the park from 11 to 3.