PROVIDENCE, R.I. – On May 9th, the Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation (RIHEBC) attended a ribbon cutting ceremony and presented a ceremonial $100,000 Capital Grant Program check to the Town of Cumberland for the new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) handicap accessible playground at B.F. Norton Elementary School.
“RIHEBC is pleased to provide Capital Grant Program support for this beautiful new playground facility that will be accessible to all Cumberland children,” said Kim Mooers, Executive Director of RIHEBC. “We strive to fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of all Rhode Islanders by helping Rhode Island organizations meet their facilities needs. This playground is a wonderful (and fun!) example of that.”
“I want to thank RIHEBC for providing this grant funding to make the dream of a new, fully ADA accessible playground at B.F. Norton Elementary a reality,” said Cumberland Mayor Jeff Mutter. “We can’t wait to see kids playing, smiling, and just plain having fun at this great new playground facility.”
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The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corporation for the past 50 years has provided financing for non-profit health and educational institutions in the state as well as municipalities for school projects. It has issued over $10 billion in tax exempt bonds and is the largest financing agency of the state. Web: rihebc.com - Twitter: @RIHEBC1