The Children’s Haven celebrates the opening of its new playground with the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, sponsors and supporters.


Check out a video of the celebration here:

Regarding the playground renovation, Executive Director Marcie Smith said: .

“Our Board of Directors is committed to being good stewards of the dollars invested in our organization and we could not be prouder of what this funding built for our county’s children in foster care. We know this playground will bring joy, promote safety, encourage fun, and preserve dignity,” she added.

See the full press release here:

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our ribbon cutting with the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce to celebrate our new playground! Special thanks to the sponsors who made this playground possible:

Cherokee County Board if Commissioners—Community Development Block Grant
Lexikon Construction and D&L Construction
Anonymous Foundation
Georgia Power and Citizens of Georgia Power
Cowart Mulch
Cobb EMC Community Foundation
Georgia Academy Baseball Club
Pilgrims Canton, GA
EcoPlay Structures
Sheriff Frank Reynolds Charities
Crane Currency and the Crane Fund for Widows and Children

Board Member Gary Sullenger was recognized for his board leadership in chairing the playground renovation committee.
The Board of Directors and staff dedicated the playground in honor of Executive Director Marcie Smith.
A bench was dedicated in honor of CASA volunteer Carl Brooker who has trained 99 CASA volunteers through 5 training classes in 3 years.

Thank you to our friends at Nothing Bundt Cakes and Nagel’s Bagels for the treats!