SOURCE: Playworld Systems

Playworld Systems

May 28, 2013 13:57 ET

Playworld Systems Launches "Write to Play" Playground Contest

Family-Owned Company to Give Away Two Playgrounds as Part of Facebook Promotion

LEWISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2013) - Playworld Systems, a leading manufacturer of imaginative playground and fitness equipment, today announced the launch of its "Write to Play" playground contest, in which the company will give away two commercial playgrounds.

The contest, which launches today on Playworld Systems' Facebook page, is open to residents of the continental US, excluding Florida, Rhode Island and New York. To enter participants must like the Playworld Systems Facebook page and complete an online entry form including a brief essay explaining why they want to bring play to their local community. Registrants are also required to upload a photo of where the new playground will be installed.

"We are excited to offer our Facebook fans the opportunity to win one of our playgrounds for their local community," said Ian Proud, research manager for Playworld Systems. "Our company believes the world needs play and this contest demonstrates our ongoing commitment to spreading the power of play."

From now until June 24 adults 18 and older can enter to win an early childhood or school age commercial playground for their community. An internal playground team from Playworld Systems will select contest finalists for each age group. Finalists will be announced July 1 and the public will get to vote on the winners. Winners will be announced the week of July 17 on the Playworld Systems Facebook page.

About Playworld Systems, Inc.

For more than 40 years, Playworld Systems has delighted in igniting joy in people of every age and ability through play and fitness. Based on the belief that The World Needs Play®, Playworld Systems turns dreams into reality with its imaginative, customized commercial playground and fitness equipment. Our innovative product lines -- PlayDesigns®, PlaySimple®, Playworld®, Origins™, NEOS®, ENERGI®, and LifeTrail®, to name just a few -- are designed to unleash the transformational power of play, and imaginations soar and bodies strengthen along the way. An industry leader, we are first and foremost a family-owned company that cares about our customers as if they were family. Our customers benefit from unparalleled personalized attention from our network of local distributors and our value-added services. We invest significant resources to measurably reduce our impact on the environment. Our aggressive action to eliminate polyvinyl chloride (PVC) helped Playworld Systems become the first and only playground manufacturer to have its products Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Silver. We are deeply committed to evolving the world of play by moving beyond accessibility to create truly inclusive play spaces. That's why we developed the Inclusive Play Design Guide™, a free comprehensive resource that enables the creation of landmark inclusive play spaces.

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