Penza mayor opens children’s playground created thanks to citizens’ initiative
Penza, 11 June 2016. PenzaNews. The Penza city administration head Victor Kuvaytsev took part in the opening of the children’s athletic playground “Territory of Kindness and Beauty” in the Mezhdurechye residential area, which was built using grant money allocated during the social projects contest.
“Thank you for being so dedicated to help develop the infrastructure of your residential area, and therefore our city in general. Thank you for the useful initiatives that you offer. May this territory of kindness and beauty bring happiness to your children – our future! We are proud of such citizens like you, and we can definitely say that we intend to continue supporting your initiatives in the years to come. You are on the right track! I wish you happiness, luck, peace and sound health!” he said in his address to the audience at the playground opening ceremony held in the evening of Friday, June 10.
Following that, the mayor congratulated the citizens with the upcoming Russia Day and City Day celebrations.
The activists award ceremony was followed by a short performance and a children’s entertainment program.
“Mezhdurechye residential area won the social projects contest in 2015 in the ‘Comfortable Living’ category. The overall cost of the ‘Territory of Kindness and Beauty’ project is around 1,251,000 rubles: over 61% of the sum was provided by the citizens themselves, and 499,000 rubles came from the city budget,” the press service of the Penza city hall informed PenzaNews.