Teams Build Playground In Six Hours

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Putting together an entire playground is all in a day’s work for some volunteers in Lexington.

Hundreds of them joined "KaBOOM!" for one of their famous one-day blitz builds at the North Lexington YMCA.

They started construction at 9:00 this morning and hope to be finished by 3:00 this afternoon.

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Lexmark has a team working on the project which included YMCA board member Neill Kahle who said, "I’ve been coming to this Y for 10 years and I have gotten to know and love the people who come here every day. One thing I love about the YMCA is nobody gets turned away and so much of the effort that goes towards the North Lexington community has just motivated me to come and be a part of this."

Mayor Jim Gray, Councilman Chris Ford, and the Central YMCA President will join the volunteers at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

You can find out more about the North Lexington YMCA here.

You can find our more about KaBOOM! here.