by Sam Clanton
ALPENA, Ark. – Alpena School District receives nearly 150-thousand dollars from the Arkansas Blue & You Foundation for construction of a community playground.
Superintendent Andrea Martin says the funds will allow the district to install a walking trail and updated playground equipment, and make improvements to its outdoor volleyball and basketball courts.
Martin says the new playground will be available for use by students and the public at large once completed this summer.
The Blue & You Foundation is the charitable arm of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield.