GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) - No Maranda Park Party could happen without the help of great sponsors. Thanks to everyone who made this season of Park Parties the best yet! Thousands of kids got fed thanks to free lunches with the help of UDIM , USDA , and Michigan Public Schools. Meijer , Country Fresh , Cheese Kurls , and Ice Mountain water also helped keep kids and families hydrated and fed with tons of snacks. Great giveaways from Amway , EPS Security Systems , and Bethany Christian Services gave kids huge smiles, and so did free go-kart ride coupons from Craig's Cruisers . The kids could put all their free goodies in backpacks thanks to Priority Health.
Crafts, games, and more activities were a blast like the craft table from Helen DeVos Children's Hospital , the smoke room brought by E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety, and the :60 Second Star Game that Tommy and Brook from Star 105.7 challenged the crowd with. No one can forget the huge rock wall from Ferris State University , the gigantic Super Slide that was supplied by Fifth Third Bank , and The West Michigan Whitecaps pitching tent.
This summer of Maranda's Park Parties brought thousands and thousands of smiles to kids all over West Michigan. With the help of all the great sponsors, groups, volunteers, employees, and families that came out WE made each and every Park Party special.
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