MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Publix Super Market Charities has donated $5,000 to Savannah's Playground. The check was hand delivered Monday to Myrtle Beach City Hall Friday by a Publix representative, according to a post on the Myrtle Beach City Government Facebook.
Public Information Officer Mark Kruea accepted the donation for the playground. A letter read, "On behalf of Publix Super Markets Charities, it is my pleasure to enclose our donation in the amount of $5,000 for an Oodle Swing at your one-of-a-kind playground in Myrtle Beach." The letter adds, "We are proud to partner with your organization."
Savannah's Playground is a fully-accessible park for children with disabilities, and open year round. The playground is named for 19-year-old Savannah Thompson, who plays soccer and baseball with the Grand Strand Miracle Leagues.
Construction is underway on Phase 1, adjacent to Crabtree Memorial Gymnasium at Grand Park, in the Market Common district.