May 1st was a wonderful day for KidsPeace National Centers of Georgia. The weather looked ominous, but the rain held off until after the ceremonial groundbreaking for the campus’ new 8,000 square foot recreation center was photographed and enjoyed by all attendees. This new facility will contain an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, recreation and activity rooms and classrooms to supplement the onsite school. “In other words, it will be a place where our kids can just be kids,” said KidsPeace Georgia  Executive Director Scott Merritt.

GA groundbreaking

From left to right, Georgia Board of Associates and KidsPeace National Board of Trustees member Dick Plunkett, KidsPeace President and CEO Will Isemann, Seleta W., Executive Director Scott Merritt and Board of Associates Chairperson Dick Tisinger participate in official groundbreaking ceremony at Bowdon Campus.
Donations for this project were received from many community members and the Campbell Foundation, the Woodruff Foundation and the Carroll EMC Foundation. “We are truly blessed to have such generous donors,” said President and CEO of KidsPeace Will Isemann. “The large donations from the foundations allowed us to add classrooms to the facility