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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held at Emerson Park

09/01/2010 11:07 AM - Groundbreaking for the first of four ADA accessible playgrounds to be built this fall was held at Emerson Park Monday, August 30, 2010. On hand to give presentations and help with the groundbreaking:
  • Joe Reardon, Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government
  • Ann Brandau-Murguia,Commissioner, District 3
  • Adam Ehlert, Co-Owner of the Kansas City T-Bones
  • David Hurrelbrink, President of the Wyandotte County Parks Foundation
  • Gary Salva, Director Parks and Recreation
Children from Emerson School also were on hand and they thought Sizzle, Mascot for the T-Bones, was “The Best”. Other ADA accessible playgrounds to be built include:
  • Quindaro Park
  • Shawnee West Park
  • City Park.
A fundraising effort continues through the Wyandotte County Park Foundation to build more playgrounds. For more information, visit

To view the official release flyer, and see pictures from the event, click here