Volunteers spruce up community playgrounds in Arabi

Volunteers with Cross Roads Mission and The Gathering make improvements to Patricia Park. Photos by Lenor Duplessis.

Volunteers with Nola Builders, Cross Roads Mission and Parish Government employees build a platform at Carolyn Park.

Volunteers from Cross Roads Mission and Nola Builders have partnered with St. Bernard Parish Government and The Gathering to spruce up two community playgrounds in Arabi. District A Councilman Gillis McCloskey said he is grateful to the volunteers for the improvements to the parks.

Carolyn Park – St. Bernard Parish Government road employees and Nola Builders worked with volunteers from White River Christian Church in Noblesville, Indiana to build a platform at the park.

Patricia Park – Pastor Matt Woodward of The Gathering and a number of volunteers painted bleachers and restriped lines in the parking lot. Pastor Woodward said his desire is to bring beauty to the park and hopes that the neighbors will notice and want to do the same.

Councilman McCloskey invites everyone to come out for the 2nd Annual Community Kickball Tournament on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Carolyn Park.