Casino gets new playground for OTR school

Casino gets new playground for OTR school


REPORTER: IT’S A JOYOUS DAY AT
SAINT FRANCIS SERAPH SCHOOL. THE OVER-THE-RHINE SCHOOL
SITTING AT LIBERTY AND RACE HAS
A NEW ADDITION THANKS TO JACK
CINCINNATI CASINO.>>COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IS WHAT
WE’RE ALL ABOUT. REPORTER: TEAM MEMBERS FROM THE
CASINO WERE AT THE SCHOOL
DISCUSSING VOLUNTEERING WHEN
THEY SAW THE PLAYGROUND, OR LACK
THEREOF. HE SAID RADIO KIDS PLAY? I SAID IN THE PARKING LOT.>>YOU KNOW, HE EXPLAINED HOW
THEY WOULD MOVE THE VEHICLES SO
THE KIDS COULD COME OUT AND PLAY
4SQUARE. SO THAT LED US DOWN A RABBIT
HOLE SO THAT WE COULD BUILD
THESE KIDS A PLAYGROUND. REPORTER: NOW, A YEAR LATER THE
BIG REVEAL. BUT NOT WITHOUT A VISIT FROM
SANTA FIRST PASSING OUT CANDY
AND TAKING CHRISTMAS LISTS.>>CAN YOU GET ME A BIBLE?>>A BIBLE? LET ME SEE WHAT I CAN DO. REPORTER: WHAT USED TO BE A SLAB
OF CONCRETE, IS NOW THE
FOUNDATION FOR MEMORIES.>>AND THANKS TO THE SPIRIT OF
GIVING BACK, KIDS LIKE THIS CAN
HAVE FUN ON THIS PLAYSET FOR
YEARS TO COME. REPORTER: BUT THAT THE COMMUNITY
COMING TOGETHER, MOMENT LIKE
THIS WOULD NEVER HAPPEN AND THIS
GRATITUDE WOULD NEVER BE FELT.>>IT MAKES MY HEART SING. IT REALLY DOES BECAUSE, YOU
KNOW, THESE KIDS AT ONE POINT IN
TIME, ALL THEY HAD WAS A
BASKETBALL HOOP AND HOPSCOTCH
AND 4SQUARE.>>THANK

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