On Thursday, September 20, the Academy of Flint will host a dedication and ribbon cutting for their new K-2 playground.  The dedication takes place at 1:00 p.m.  Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields, Flint Mayor Dayne Walling and the Mt. Morris Township Board of Trustees will participate in the event.

The playground was developed through support from McDonald’s Owner Sam Cox and a $10,000 grant from the Ronald McDonald Foundation.

For more information regarding the dedication contact Melinda Anderson at (810) 789-9484 or visit www.academyofflint.com.  Academy of Flint is located at 4100 W. Coldwater Road in Flint.