Philadelphia – Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Deputy Commissioner Orlando Rendon, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, and other community members will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony recognizing the completion of improvements to Hissey Playground. Renovations include state of the art play equipment with safety surfaces, new fencing, and fitness equipment for adults.

WHAT:  City Officials gather for ribbon-cutting ceremony and community barbecue at renovated Hissey Playground.

WHO:           Orlando Rendon, Deputy Commissioner, Parks & Recreation
Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, 7th District
Pastor Eunice “Cookie” Sanchez
Jessica Mendez, Local Police Department Representative

WHERE:         Hissey Playground, 400 E. Indiana Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19134

WHEN:           Saturday, May 6  1:00 pm

VISUALS:  City Officials will show off new state of the art equipment featuring two slides, swings, and a rope bridge for older children with safety surfaces and fitness equipment for adults. Photo opportunity of ribbon cutting and community barbecue will take place after speaking program.