Entrada Academy Playground Grand Opening

Victor Frias (c), Accion Academy principal, said that his students were happy to visit the new playground.
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Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Councilman Rafael Salamanca; The Trust for Public Land; NYC Department of Environmental Protection; MetLife Foundation and students and faculty from Accion Academy celebrated the grand opening of a new, state-of-the-art playground on Tuesday, June 25 at 977 Fox Street. During the ceremony, Councilman Salamanca presented a $425,000 check for the Entrada Academy Playground.

(l-r) Maurice Baber, Stephanie Rosario and Giselle Payano received some t-shirts to commemorate the special occasion.
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Borough President Diaz (2nd row, l) enjoyed meeting with local students at the ceremony.
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NYC Department of Environmental Protection’s Tara Deighan (l) and Effie Ardizzone attended the grand opening.
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Borough President Diaz (2nd from l) and others were excited to cut the ribbon for the playground.
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Dalla Ortiz (c) presented a gift to Councilman Rafael Salamanca (l) and Borough President Diaz as a sign of her school’s gratitude.
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