The ValPLAYso Children’s Committee came together to thank the Porter County Eta Gamma Chapter of Psi Iota Xi for its $2,500 contribution to renovate ValPLAYso, a children’s park originally built in 1994. Psi Iota Xi is a charitable organization supporting communities in the fields of speech …
VALPARAISO | As volunteerism and giving continue to ramp up for ValPLAYso – The Next Generation, the Valpo Parks Foundation is honored to announce a Champion-level gift of $250,000 from Family Express Corporation, a family-owned local business operated by two generations of the Olympidis fam…
VALPARAISO | About two dozen members of the Valplayso Children’s Committee were on hand Tuesday to pose for photos with the new sign for its Next Generation playground.
The Valplayso Children's Comittee gathered at Valplayso park in Valparaiso Tuesday evening for the unveiling of the sign for the upcoming park.
The Valplayso Children's Comittee gathered behind the old sign at Valplayso park in Valparaiso on Tuesday evening for the unveiling of the sign that announces the future park.
VALPARAISO | Hearing Kaye Frataccia describe the final design for the next generation of ValPlayso, it might have raised a question of who it's being built for: the kids or the adults.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a $304,357 contract Tuesday with MWH Americas Inc., of Chicago, for the design of a new ultraviolet disinfection system at the sewage treatment plant.
VALPARAISO | One major storm sewer project is about to begin, and a smaller one is expected to get approval soon despite bids that were higher than expected.
VALPARAISO | The impact of the parks' impact fee on the city's parks department budget is growing again after going through a couple of years when the fee was waived to try to encourage development.
VALPARAISO | Plans for the $1.2 million renovation of ValPlayso and the surrounding park will be finalized in the next week or two, but Valparaiso's Park Board received a preview of what it will look like Tuesday.
Designer Jane Lewis Holman describes various features that will be included in the new Valplayso while referring to e schematic drawing for the new playground. Designers from Leathers Associates had visited local schools gathering ideas from children on what they would like to see in the park.
ValPlayso: The Next Generation is not your grandfather's playground.
VALPARAISO | The campaign to get playground equipment for handicapped children into Valparaiso's parks is getting some help from members of the city's Mayoral Advisory Council on Disability.
VALPARAISO | A group of Valparaiso area women believe that every child should have the chance to play, even those with special needs.
The purchase of playground equipment for Valparaiso's parks is good news for kids in Valparaiso, but also for kids abroad.
VALPARAISO | When a parks department playground set retires, it isn't thrown in a landfill. It gets a face-lift and then travels the world.
VALPARAISO | Judging by the reaction of the hundreds of adults and children who packed the Thomas Jefferson Middle School gym on Thursday, the ValPlayso: Next Generation is already a success.
Lisa Hamscher looks at drawings of ideas created by more than 3,500 Valparaiso elementary school students for the new ValPlayso playground. With her are her sons, Caden, 11, left, and Carter, 8, who are students at Thomas Jefferson School, as they gather with hundreds of others Thursday for …
A schematic shows how ValPlayso: Next Generation might be configured. Plans for the new ValPlayso playground were unveiled Thursday night at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
John Seibert, Valparaiso Parks Department director, speaks to a crowd of hundreds of parents and children Thursday night at Thomas Jefferson Middle School as they gathered to see the new plans for the ValPlayso playground.
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