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July 18, 2013

Midway receives grant to help provide new, safe playground

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MILLEDGEVILLE —

Plum Creek is one of the largest landowners in the nation and the most geographically diverse, with approximately 6.4 million acres of timberlands in major timber-producing regions of the United States and wood products manufacturing facilities in the northwest. The Plum Creek Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that improve the overall quality of life in the communities where Plum Creek operates. 

“Midway Elementary School is tackling the childhood obesity problem head-on by allowing more opportunities for physical play,” said David Torbert, senior forester for Plum Creek in Georgia. “Plum Creek is proud to support efforts to provide safe, inspiring ways for children to stay active and healthy, which are the starting point of a lifetime of similar behaviors.”

To donate funds for the Midway playground project, call Ingram at 478-457-2440. For more information about the Plum Creek Foundation’s grant program, visit www.plumcreek.com.

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