smith-park-ribbon-cuttingRoanoke City cut the ribbon on an upgraded playground at Smith Park near the Roanoke River Greenway this afternoon. The $180,000  playground is wheelchair-accessible and has features for children with sight and hearing impairments.  The Roanoke Civitan Club raised $35,000 for the Smith Park makeover – they also chipped in for the original playground in the early ’90’s.  Chris Morrill is the Roanoke City Manager:

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