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Donation to fund new playground equipment at Bunche Park

Posted Dec. 21, 2017

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District 5 Councilmember Gyna Bivens, third from left, joins representatives of North Texas Healthy Communities, CBS EcoMedia and Blue Zones Project Fort Worth to accept a donation for new playground equipment at Bunche Park.

A redeveloped Bunche Park in Stop Six will include new playground and fitness equipment designed for children and adult residents.

North Texas Healthy Communities, a nonprofit organization that is part of Texas Health Resources, in partnership with CBS EcoMedia and Blue Zones Project Fort Worth, donated $86,768 to buy and install playground and fitness equipment in Bunche Park, 5600 Ramey Ave.

The donation supports the tenets of the Blue Zones Project of moving naturally, encouraging social connection and putting families first. The equipment will provide children and adult residents of Stop Six with new ways to improve their health and well-being, fulfilling the missions of North Texas Healthy Communities and Blue Zones.

The equipment is a specially designed set of low-medium-high-degree exercise units. The equipment addresses the physical, cognitive and socialization exercises needed to perform everyday life activities for children and seniors.

Playground installation is scheduled to be completed in August 2018.

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