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All-inclusive playground funded 75 percent of the way following matching funds donation

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - The fundraising project for an all-inclusive, universally accessible, playground at Cahill Park just received another $25,000 in donations for its construction, Apr. 27. In January, HollyFrontier committed to donate up to $25,000 in matching funds for donations secured by volunteers of the Friendship Playground Fund (FPF) in the month of February. "Today we are graciously accepting this donation from HollyFrontier, and are excited to announce that we are now 75 percent of the way to meeting our fundraising goal," Monica Puente, lead volunteer for the FPF said. *Members of City of Cheyenne Parks and Rec Division, Friendship Playground Fund, and HollyFrontier view over the plans for the Cahill Park all-inclusive playground, Apr. 27.* *Monica Puente speaks at the HollyFrontier Cahill Park donation event, Apr. 27.* ​"As a proud member of the community, we here at HollyFrontier are so excited to be a part of such a great addition to Cheyenne," Jeff Danielson, VP and Refinery Manager at HollyFrontier, said. "This playground at Cahill Park really demonstrates the shared guidance in the members of Cheyenne and in HollyFrontier...this playground shows that Cheyenne is a leader in this regional project, as we are investing in the quality of the community." *Jeff Danielson, HollyFrontier VP, speaks at the Cahill Park playground fund donation event, Apr. 27. * "We're so happy to be a part of it and we think it's going to have such a positive impact on families here in Cheyenne and on the families at HollyFrontier." "We're just about there, the following 25 percent will be the most challenging," Puente said. The FPF​ and its volunteers, under the the fiscal sponsorship of the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club Foundation, are provately raising funds to support the construction of the playground. The Cheyebnne City Parks and Recreation Division is committed to constructing a destination playground in 2016 that will serve all citizens and visitors of all ages and physical abilities. See more on the all-inclusive, universally accessible playground here . #shortgo #news #whatshappening