Daily Archives: June 18, 2019

From zero to complete waterfront park in just 3 days!

  BRIDGETON – Monday was a beehive of activity at Vernon Blades park as volunteers prepped the site for a full-bore launch of a KABOOM! playground, with a ribbon cutting tentatively set for Wednesday afternoon. The unbelievably fast project is part of the run-up to the town’s popular Blueberry Festival on June 28 & 29. Volunteers from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the Town of Bridgeton, and the community have joined forces to transform an empty site into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground at popular Vernon Blades Park. The new playground will help make pla…