Jefferson Parish gets $559,000 playground grant from FEMA

Bayoubuzz Staff

Jefferson Parish has received a $559,000 grant to replace contents at playgrounds that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina , according to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency . A total of eight playgrounds will benefit from the grant.

girard.8-11.jpgGirard Playground in Metairie, host to a baseball tournament game in 2011, is one of eight in the parish that will benefit from a $559,000 grant from FEMA to repair Hurricane Katrina damage.

Those playgrounds include Johnny Bright, Pontiff, Girard, and Lakeshore in Metairie; Jefferson Playground in Jefferson; Terrytown Playground in Terrytown and Harvey Playground in Harvey, according to FEMA.

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