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Ashley Okland all-inclusive playground announcement: 10 a.m. Tuesday

Posted September 09, 2013 in Web Exclusives

WHAT:    Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa is hosting a press conference announcing it will begin work fund raising for a $500,000 community project that will benefit children with cognitive and physical disabilities while memorializing past board member Ashley Okland, who was killed in April of 2011. The Ashley Okland Star Playground will be an all-inclusive playground located within Ewing Park on the southeast side of Des Moines.

WHO:   Variety – the Children’s Charity Campaign Chairs
City Council Representatives
Corporate Supporters
Ashley Okland Family

WHEN:    Tuesday (Sept. 10)
10 a.m.

WHERE:    City Council Chambers
400 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

CONTACT:  For more information, please feel free to contact project chairs:

      Susan Hatten (515) 441-2318 or Brenna Finnerty (515) 577-5471, or email:

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