More than 80 people have come together to raise money to repair, restore and replace parts of the iconic Kids Castle playground, but more are needed.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Sarah Larson
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Annie Biedermann has grown up with Kids Castle and wants other young children to be able to do so as well. When the 12-year-old's dad told her that the iconic playground in Doylestown's Central Park was deteriorating and in need of repair, she didn't hesitate. "When my dad asked if I wanted to help save it, I immediately said yes. It has been a major part of my life and it’s very important to me," Biedermann told Doylestown Township supervisors Tuesday night. Annie, a 7th grader at Lenape Middle School, is now on the Save Kids Castle middle-school committee. She is one of more than 80 people who have stepped forward to serve on committees to organize efforts to save the 7-story play castle. The effort still needs more leaders, though, …
Come to Kids Castle in Doylestown's Central Park tonight to find out how to help save the iconic playland.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sarah Larson
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Fifteen years of small feet hiding and seeking, sliding and jousting, and pounding up and down hidden stairways have taken their toll on the "crown jewel" of Doylestown-area parks. Built in 1997 through a massive community-wide effort, Kids Castle in Doylestown Township's Central Park is reaching the end of its lifespan. If it is to survive for future generations of children, it needs help now. That was the message from one woman Tuesday night at the Doylestown Township supervisors' meeting. And it will be the message she and other volunteers will share tonight at a meeting - a rally, of sorts - at Kids Castle. Dawn Byers went before the township supervisors Tuesday to ask their blessing in moving forward with a campaign to rally …