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Building a lasting legacy of play in honor of Wayne Anderson

mesa-buildmesa-buildLast week I joined 300 volunteers from Playworld Systems, Arizonans for Children (AFC), organizers from KaBOOM!, and residents of the Mesa community to build a cutting-edge playground that will benefit thousands of …

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Bringing the Benefits of Play to Carrefour, Haiti

HAITIM1As I pack my things for my trip to Carrefour, Haiti, I realize this is not going to be a typical tropical getaway filled with swimming and naps on the beach.  Today, …

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Playworld Systems Helps KaBOOM! Celebrate Major Milestone


It’s not every day that one gets the chance to see our nation’s first lady in person.  Playworld Systems’ chairman Dale Miller did just that last week as he, along with hundreds …

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I Bought a Copy Did You?

KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play, Darell Hammond, Hardcover

Last week, Darell Hammond, CEO of KaBOOM! released his much anticipated book: KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play. I got my copy on Thursday and had it finished …

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An All-Inclusive Play Day

 2010-ASLA-057-300x200Last fall, Playword Systems hosted a KaBOOM! Play Day in Westerville, OH. We were one of 1,600 communities who came together during National Play Week to advocate for play. Our event was …
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