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SNAP Hartselle Rotary Spotlight

The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County (SNAP) was highlighted in the October 2014 issue of the Rotary publication “Light Up Rotary” on the second page of the publication with a great snapshot of the SNAP project. SNAP is District 6860′s “Project in the Spotlight.” Read full Rotary Publication

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SNAP Framework Photos

Here are framework photos from October 30th construction for The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County: Photos Courtesy of Jack Templeton

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Rotary Presentation to SNAP

On October 14, 2014, Rotary District 6860 Governor Jerry Shepherd presented a $2,600 grant check to the Hartselle Rotary Club for SNAP – The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Playground of Morgan County. District 6860 has awarded eight consecutive annual grants, totaling $24,615, to the club for SNAP. These grants combined with club contributions have [...]

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SNAP Ramp Begins

Construction for The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County SNAP Ramp begins. Some of the earthwork has been completed, and forming for the concrete ramp has begun. I’ll take photo, every once in a while, so you can see the progress. Jack Here are photos of the preliminary construction. Photos Courtesy [...]

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SNAP Cuts Ribbon on New Addition

SNAP Cuts Ribbon on New Addition Hartselle Enquirer Article Published 11:57am Wednesday, May 29, 2013   Laverne Foster sees what the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County means to her granddaughter, Jordan Thomas. “This is a dream come true,” Foster said when she found out about SNAP. “We need more people [...]

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SNAP Ribbon Cutting & Opening Day Photos

  Here are some photos of today’s exciting ribbon-cutting for the grand opening of the main entrance, playground A, and the seasonal opening of the Splashpad. Multiple newspaper representatives were there. Dona Bonnett was there, making videos and lots of photos, with the help of Harrison, her grandson/assistant. Expect updates to www.snapplayround.org, soon. Jack Templeton

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GIVING TO SNAP FOR BIRTHDAY

GIVING TO SNAP FOR BIRTHDAY: Jordan Hale celebrated her 12th birthday in a different way than most sixth graders. Instead of asking her friends to bring gifts, she asked her friends to donate at least $5 to the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground. Bob Francis, project manager for the park, was on hand [...]

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GE volunteers help construct first phase of SNAP playground Article

  GE volunteers help construct first phase of SNAP playground Article & Photo By Jennifer R. Hill jennifer.hill@hartsellecourierjournal.com Hartselle Courier Journal/ Jennifer R. Hill GE volunteer team Daniel Liden, Rizwan Syed, Kevin Terry, Christopher Powers, Kim Terry, and Jayde Terry are shown in front of the Sway Fun Glider. GE volunteers not pictured included Dean [...]

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Sherriff Gives SNAP Big Donation

Sheriff gives SNAP big donation Posted By Brent Maze On April 9, 2013 (3:15 pm) In Hartselle, Lifestyles, News, NEWS — FEATURE SPOT, RSS Facebook, RSS Twitter Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin, left, donated $2,500 to the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground in Hartselle. Accepting the donation is Bob Francis, center, project manager [...]

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SNAP – Significant Additions in 2013

SNAP – Significant Additions in 2013 The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground (SNAP) plan significant additions in 2013.  Here is a snapshot of the addons:

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SNAP – A Dream Coming True – 2013 Progress Report

SNAP – A Dream Coming True The John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground – SNAP – is a dream coming true.  Here is another snapshot of our progress report by early 2013.  

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SNAP Receives $2500 from State Farm

SNAP Receives $2500 from State Farm Insurance Presenting the check to SNAP Project Manager, Bob Francis are  L to R, retired  State Farm agent Charles Howse and his successor Michael Holifield. Charles is a charter member of the SNAP volunteer organization, and Michael sponsored the grant application.  

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$1250 Raised for SNAP with Beautiful Quilts!

$1,250 was the total amount raised for The John Mark Stallings SNAP of Morgan County with the beautiful quilts made and donated by Mary Ann Howse. The winning tickets were drawn just prior to the Dec. 13th Hartselle Christmas Parade.  A child from the audience did the drawing and the winners are: Auburn lap quilt [...]

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Almost Time

Almost time SNAP entry way nears completion By Jennifer R. Hill jennifer.hill@hartsellecourierjournal.com Hartselle Courier Journal/ Jennifer R. Hill Byron Faulkner, Assistant Director of Hartselle Parks and Recreation, shows one of the clocks that will go into the cupola on top of the SNAP entry way. The cupola will have two back lit clock faces with [...]

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More Photos – SNAP Grand Entrance Construction

More Photos – SNAP Grand Entrance Construction Here’s what she looks like, at this point.  The first photo was taken on 11/08/2012.  All others were taken on Thanksgiving Day, 11/22/2012. Jack Photos Courtesy of Jack Templeton                                       [...]

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Triathlon Donates $1200 to SNAP

Triathlon donates $1200 to SNAP – photo coming soon!

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NAIFA Presents $4500 Check to SNAP

October 7, 2012 CONTACT: Bob Francis, Project Manager -  256-227-3483 PRESS RELEASE      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NAIFA-Tennessee Valley Presents SNAP with Check from Annual Charity Golf Tournament   The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) -Tennessee Valley chapter presented a check for $4,500 to representatives of the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground [...]

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SNAP Booth at Depot Days Sold Quilt Tickets!

The SNAP booth at yesterday’s Depot Day was a good one….. and special thanks to everyone that helped make it that. We sold 46 tickets for our quilt raffle, @ $5.00 each, which is a very good start. The beautiful quilt was made and donated to SNAP by Mary Ann Howse, along with  AL. and Auburn [...]

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Quilt Fundraiser for SNAP – You Can Purchase Tickets Now!

Mary Ann Howse has donated a beautiful queen-size quilt to SNAP and the SNAP organization is currently selling tickets to win.  A special thank you to Mary Ann Howse and also ACE Auto Body as ticket sponsor.  Tickets are $5 each and you can purchase by contacting any member of the SNAP Committee or call [...]

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Quilt Donated to Raise Money for SNAP

Quilt donated to raise money for SNAP Posted By Clif Knight On September 6, 2012 (11:20 am) In Hartselle, Lifestyles, News, NEWS — FEATURE SPOT, PICTURE FLIPPER, RSS Facebook, RSS General, RSS Twitter This hand-appliquéd quilt “Home Is Where the Heart Is,” has been donated by Mary Ann Howse, right, as a fundraiser for the [...]

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Mini Triathlon Supporting SNAP

A triathlon was held on Saturday, September 1, 2012 with proceeds to benefit SNAP for completion of our 3rd and final phase-the playground. Susan Hines probably has some details about the event. She helped with some of the coordination before the event. I helped during registration and packet hand-out, so I don’t know much about anything [...]

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PEOPLES BANK OF ALABAMA AWARDS OVER $50,000 TO LOCAL CHARITIES

BREAKING NEWS For Immediate Release: August 10, 2012 PEOPLES BANK OF ALABAMA AWARDS OVER $50,000 TO LOCAL CHARITIES CULLMAN, AL – PEOPLES BANK OF ALABAMA celebrated the close of their “2012 GIVING BACK” FACEBOOK CHARITY DRIVE last night at the Burrow Center Auditorium of Wallace State Community College. PEOPLES BANK launched the drive on July [...]

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NAIFA Golf Tournament 2012 to Benefit SNAP

NAIFA – TENNESSEE VALLEY is organizing another (the third) golf tournament to benefit SNAP to be held August 13, 2012. See attached flyer for details. NAIFA has been a consistent supporter of SNAP by donations from NAIFA and by organizing benefiting golf tournaments. NAIFA_Golf_Flyer_2012

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Stephenson Estate Donation to SNAP

The estate of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Floyd Stephenson of Tuscumbia, Alabama recently donated $802.39 to the final phase of the John Mark Stallings Special Needs Accessible Playground of Morgan County (SNAP) in Hartselle.  That amount was acquired from the sale of metal for recycling from the Stephenson’s former residence in Florence.  The presentation was made [...]

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SNAP Main Entrance in Progress (June 2012)

SNAP Main Entrance in Progress (June 2012)  

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SNAP to open Saturday – Enquirer Article

SNAP to open Saturday Posted By Brent Maze On May 18, 2012 (12:49 pm) In Hartselle, Morgan Countian, Morgan County, News, News, NEWS — FEATURE SPOT, PICTURE FLIPPER, RSS Facebook, RSS General, RSS Twitter New park benches were installed at the SNAP splash pad this winter, including this one which gives a view of the [...]

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WAAYTV.COM – SNAP Playground in Hartselle, a Labor of Love

I had interviews last week, relative to the legalization issue, with Channels WHNT/19 and WAAY/31 and chose the civic center for the interviews. This conveniently allowed me to show the reporters the playground and provide them with SNAP Powerpoints and other material. WHNT indicated they want to do a special report on SNAP in about two weeks. The link [...]

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A Blue Rose – Why SNAP is So Important!

FROM MY FRIEND SANDY, WE ALL NEED TO BE LIKE THIS. Ken   This is from a friend of mine who is the mother of a blue rose and a fine rose he is. Sandy   A Blue Rose   Having four visiting family members, my wife was very busy, so I offered to go [...]

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Hartselle Enquirer Article SNAP Entryway Under Construction

Hi SNAP Volunteers, Your friend, Bob Francis, has recommended this article entitled ‘SNAP entryway under construction’ to you. Here is his/her remarks:  Exciting time for SNAP. SNAP entryway under construction Posted By Clif Knight On March 14, 2012 (11:47 am) In Hartselle, News, View Article & Photo

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Hartselle Enquirer Article – SNAP Best of Aquatics

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