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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans Hornets to reopen Sam Bonart Playground in the Lower Ninth Ward

December 09, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Tomorrow, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Dell Demps, General Manager of the New Orleans Hornets will reopen Sam Bonart Playground in the Lower Ninth Ward. This newly refurbished park was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and represents one of Mayor Landrieu’s 100 Committed Projects. The renovation costs $473,915 with funding coming from FEMA public assistance, the New Orleans Hornets, the Salvation Army and City bond funds.

This park’s restorations include renovation of the concession building, improvements to the pool building and basketball shelter and replacement of the basketball posts, backstops and hoops. 

WHO:           Mayor Mitch Landrieu 
                      New Orleans Hornets
                      Salvation Army
                      City Officials

WHERE:       Sam Bonart Playground
                      1200 Forstall Street
                      New Orleans, LA 70117

WHEN:         MONDAY, December 10, 2012 
                      2:00 PM

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