Area residents and township officials participate in a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony to rededicate the Escanaba Township tot lot in Flat Rock. The playground recently underwent a $50,000 two-year makeover to update equipment, replace wood chips, and add sidewalks. Funds were provided by the township and a DNR Recreational Passport grant.
Emma Trombley, 4, and her brother Owen Trombley, 10, of Gladstone, take a ride on the refurbished slide at the Escanaba Township playground.
Riley Beauchamp, 7, of Oscoda, Mich., guesses the weight of pumpkins during the recent open house at the Escanaba Township playground.
Four-year-old Sawyer Belongie, of Flat Rock, rides the bouncy fire truck, a new addition to the Escanaba Township tot lot, as other children play on the new swings.
Three-year-old Leo Chouinard of Wisconsin, pictured in front, is all smiles as he finds coins in a hay pile during the open house and rededication of the Escanaba Township playground.