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Grant Will Make Gym Safer

Posted: February 26, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Second-graders in Josh Hicklin’s physical education class stretch Monday morning in the gym at Elmdale Elementary School in Springdale. The school has received a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s to install a new floor and padding in its gym to make it safer for the kids.
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Second-graders in Josh Hicklin’s physical education class stretch Monday morning in the gym at Elmdale Elementary School in Springdale. The school has received a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s to install a new floor and padding in its gym to make it safer for the kids.

Josh Hicklin tried for years to find someone willing to help Elmdale Elementary make its gymnasium a safer place to run and play.

At A Glance

Lowe’s Foundation

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation gives donations to nonprofit organizations and public agencies that support its charitable goals. The foundation’s primary focus is K-12 public education and community improvement. Its signature education grant program, Lowe’s Toolbox for Education, has contributed nearly $25 million to more than 5,400 schools across the United States since 2006.

Source: Lowes.com

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