It’s about that time again.
The sound of power tools revving and hammers pounding,
the smell of freshly cut wood,
and the picture of students working together to create a masterpiece; It’s time for Easter Seals West Georgia’s 6th annual Playhouse Project.
The Playhouse Project is a fundraiser Easter Seals looks forward to every year. They team up with area schools and local sponsors to build and raffle playhouses to the community. The tickets are only $5.00 and all of the proceeds go directly to our local Easter Seals and the work they are doing in our community. This fundraiser is a brilliant win-win-win situation. It gives the schools a project for their students to master the art of woodworking, those who win the raffle get a beautiful playhouse at an affordable price, and Easter Seals gets the money they need to continue their work.
This week I was able to visit the participating schools to take pictures of the playhouses as works in progress. We will be using these pictures as promotional material for the fundraiser that will appear on Facebook and on the Easter Seals West Georgia website. It was a privilege to see how passionate the teachers were about the project and how much fun the students were having while working. Their hard work does not stop when the playhouses are complete, the students and teachers also sign up to help sale raffle tickets.
The playhouses will be complete in March and you will be able to see them for yourself in the Sam’s Club parking lot. If you would like to purchase tickets to win a playhouse, you can find them at Sam’s, Easter Seals, or Daniel Appliance.
This year’s pictures of the completed playhouses are not yet available. For an example, here are the playhouses from last year’s Playhouse Project.
I am looking forward to beginning the promotion of this event for Easter Seals. For more information about this fundraiser visit Easter Seals West Georgia’s website.