Foundation grant aids playground safety at Orakei School

St Heliers Kiwanis club presentation to Orakei School
 

St Heliers club president, Don Craig addressed the Orakei School assembly before presenting a cheque for a playground upgrade.
St Heliers club president, Don Craig addressed the Orakei School assembly before presenting a cheque for a playground upgrade.

One of the successful applicants in this year’s NZSP District Foundation grants (announced in June), was St Heliers Kiwanis Club. On behalf of the Orakei School St Heliers Club applied for a $3 000 Foundation grant to provide a safer rubberized surface for pupils to play on, rather than their tripping up on the previous surface of cracked asphalt and possibly breaking bones… 
 
St Heliers Club President, Don “The Don” Craig, and Richard Tozer represented the club at an Orakei School assembly, when the $3000 cheque was presented.  Patsy Hill (Foundation chair) and her husband Mike also attended the presentation assembly.