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Help R. F. Patterson Elementary build a playground in partnership with KaBOOM! and Belk on Friday, April 3, 2020.? {{more: continue …}}?
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The goal is have approximately 200 volunteers from Belk, R. F. Patterson Elementary and KaBOOM! Work is available for volunteers of all levels of skill and ability.?
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Please Note?- All youth under the legal working age for this state will be welcome to participate in youth activities but will not be able to participate in building in the construction areas.
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When: Friday, April 3, 2020 from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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Where: R. F. Patterson Elementary, 6621 Kelly Elliott Road, Arlington, TX, 76001
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Breakfast, lunch and water will be provided. Gloves and other safety materials will be provided for the projects that require them.
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Come dressed for weather and work …?
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The playground build will happen rain or shine. Please come dressed for the weather. Closed-toe shoes are required; sneakers or work boots that you don’t mind getting dirty are advisable. Please leave valuables at home as secure storage is not available on site.
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Worksite rules …?
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Please help Patterson staff by complying with the following practices. These rules have been established and agreed upon to ensure the safety, comfort and respect for all involved. Failure to comply will result in immediate dismissal from the project.
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? Work together, treat everyone with respect and use family-friendly, inclusive language
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? Report any unsafe or inappropriate behavior to on-site staff
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? Please comply with all requests from on-site staff
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? Follow all safety guidelines
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? Only pre-approved power tools are permitted
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? Closed-toe shoes are required
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? Youth may not participate in areas of active construction
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? No smoking, alcohol or drugs
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? The use or carry of firearms is prohibited with the exception of certified, active officers.??

Build Week Schedule …

Prep Day 1: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (30 volunteers are needed)

? 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

? 5:00 PM – All prep work completed (approximate

time)

Prep Day 2: Thursday, April 2, 2020 (15 volunteers should be on “stand-by”

in case they are needed)

? 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

? TBD – All prep work completed

Build Day: Friday, April 3, 2020 (200 volunteers are needed)

? 6:30 AM – Team Leaders arrive

? 8:00 AM – Volunteers arrive and register

? 8:30 AM – Kick-Off Ceremony

? 2:30 PM – Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony??

Those wishing to help please register here:?

KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to

giving all kids ? especially those living in poverty ? the childhood they

deserve through great, safe places to play. KaBOOM! inspires communities to

make play the easy choice and works to drive the national discussion about the

importance of PLAYces. KaBOOM! has collaborated with partners to build or improve

more than 17,000 playspaces, engage over 1.5 million volunteers and serve

nearly 10 million kids. To learn why play matters for all kids, visit

kaboom.org.

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