Bouton Street Park Playground to Open
State-of-the-art playground resulted from successful collaboration between
Norwalk community groups, city departments and corporate partners
NORWALK, Conn. -- September 19, 2013
On Saturday, Sept. 21, a refurbished Bouton Street Park Playground will open,
marking the culmination of a unique collaborative project led by the Norwalk
Corporate Citizenship Alliance (NCCA), a committee of the Greater Norwalk
Chamber of Commerce, and the Norwalk Department of Recreation and Parks, with
support from community partner Northeast Community Church.
Funding and volunteers to build the playground were provided by major
corporate partners Pepperidge Farm and Beiersdorf Inc., as well as GE Capital,
AT&T, FactSet Research Systems, The Hour, Tauck, The Norwalk Children’s
Foundation and Mutual Security Credit Union.
The project used the community build model, which empowers the local community
to participate in the design and installation.
Who: The Honorable Richard Moccia, Mayor of Norwalk
Mike Mocciae, Director, Recreation and Parks, City of Norwalk
Ed Mustane, President, Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce
Executive leaders and employee volunteers from corporate partners
Norwalk parents and children
What: Ribbon cutting on the Bouton Street Park Playground
When: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013
Where: Bouton Street Park
Intersection of Bouton and Oak Streets, Norwalk, C.T.
About Pepperidge Farm
Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, is a leading
provider of premium quality fresh bakery products, cookies, crackers, and
frozen foods. Among the company’s most popular products are Sausalito® and
Milano® cookies, Goldfish® crackers, Baked Naturals® crackers, frozen Puff
Pastry, frozen garlic loaves and Texas toasts, and more than 50 varieties of
fresh baked breads including Pepperidge Farm® Swirl, Farmhouse and Whole Grain
and Ecce Panis® artisan breads. Pepperidge Farm was founded in Connecticut in
1937 by Margaret Rudkin, an entrepreneurial homemaker who began baking fresh,
all-natural bread for her allergy-afflicted son. Today, the company has nine
bakeries and more than 4,000 employees. Pepperidge Farm has been part of
Campbell Soup Company since 1961.
About Beiersdorf, Inc.
Beiersdorf Inc is the North American affiliate of cosmetics company Beiersdorf
AG, which is based in Hamburg, Germany, and has around 16,500 employees
worldwide. Its sales in 2012 amounted to €6 billion, the company has been
listed on the DAX since December 2008, and has the world’s largest skin care
brand, NIVEA*. Other names in its successful international brand portfolio
include NIVEA Men, Eucerin, Aquaphor, La Prairie and Labello. Beiersdorf has
130 years of skin care experience and is known for its innovative and
Pepperidge Farm, Incorporated
Arianna Stefanoni, 203-846-7577
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