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Marion Kiwanis donate money for exercise equipment

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MARION (KWWL) - The Marion Metro Kiwanis donated $10,000 to the Parks and Recreation Department for outdoor exercise equipment.

Parks and Rec Director Mike Carolan accepted the donation. The equipment will be placing along the existing trail at Hanna Park.

“We are committed to making a difference in the lives of children and have established a great partnership with Marion's Parks and Recreation Department,” said Kevin Ballard, president of Marion Metro Kiwanis. “We are proud to help provide opportunities for area youth to be active.” 

The Kiwanis also helped with two other park improvements -- a new playground at Lininger Park and a basketball/ice rink at Thomas Park.

The exercise equipment should be complete by Spring 2015.
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