Jen Reinhard

Jen Reinhard

People: Donations made in Nanaimo community

NANAIMO – Organizations donated money toward students in Nanaimo.

Playground payment

Barb Peters, second right, Mid-Island Co-op board member, presents a $5,000 cheque to McGirr Elementary School Parent Advisory Council members Maquinna Marriott, left, Twyla Spoke and Teresa Fraser. Parents are fundraising to develop a wheelchair-accessible playground, which is expected to be completed by September 2017 and will be the only wheelchair-accessible playground in Nanaimo’s north end. To donate, or for more information, please e-mail spoke0902@gmail.com.