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Lowe's grant to go to 'Squirrel's Run'
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $28,000 grant to the City of Mt. Juliet: Parks & Recreation Department for Charlie Daniels Park.

The City of Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation Department will use the grant to replace the engineered wood fiber in the toddler park “Squirrel’s Run” with poured-in-place rubber surfacing.

“Lowe’s is committed to recognizing and supporting efforts that enrich the lives of our neighbors and customers,” said Marshall Croom, chairman of Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation. “By supporting organizations like City of Mt. Juliet: Parks & Recreation, we believe we are contributing to a cause that’s important to our customers and employees and helping build a stronger foundation for our communities.”

Since its inception in 1957, Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has helped communities nationwide through employee volunteerism and financial contributions. In 2011, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together contributed more than $32 million to support communities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.