Rebuilding Rounds Newsletter Feb 2012

Project Update

Thanks to your support and enthusiasm we have made some great strides in our fundraising. We are quickly approaching 20% of funds to rebuild AP Rounds Playground! We have several large donations from neighbors in the bank and local businesses have signed letters of pledged moneys and in-kind donations. It has been an excellent start to the 2012!

Please send in a donation or a pledge if and when you can.

Rachel, Tania and I appeared in front of the Stoneham Selectmen and requested to become anofficial committee of the town. This was accepted, and we now have the resources of the town at hand to handle our accounting, not to mention significant tax implications for us and our supporters. 🙂

We will open the bidding on equipment purchases through the official channels, but luckily we have several members experienced with such requests for proposals (mainly co-chair Rachel, who has managed large real estate preservation and development projects). We worked out that with her experience, and the town’s support with this process, we would gain a lot and complete the project faster.


Current Fundraisers

Our Silent Auction ends 2/25/12, and has raised close to $800 so far. Please check out the auction website and pass it on to friends.

The online auction event is ending tomorrow, so if you can throw the text just below into your email signature or put on Facebook until the weekend, it could be an easy way to get eyeballs on the auction & help raise $$$:

“Visit and bid on a range of donated products and services. Help us buy playground equipment

for your children!”


An online Avon Fundraiser is starting next week.  The event will go from 2.28-3.13 and an Avon invite a link to the Rebuilding Rounds page will be available then. Folks can also get there by going to and clicking the Online Events tab. When they check out they will need to submit the code ROUNDS. Using this code will keep track of all orders for the fundraiser. Rebuilding Rounds will keep 15% of everything you spend

Flower Power Click this link and go to our special home page on the Flower Power Fundraising site where you can purchase top-size flower bulbs and perennials to support Rebuilding Rounds. We keep 50% of everything you spend, Flower Power ships directly to you and gives a 100% money-back guarantee.

Flower Power makes it very easy to share the link, so please take advantage and post to Facebook, your Emails or your websites.



Easter Egg Hunt 2012

Saturday April 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt at AP Rounds Playground – FREE, but accepting donations to rebuild this Stoneham playground

AP Rounds Playground


We are opening up the event to sponsors. If you would like to participate please e-mail me




Again, Thank YOU for all your support – please continue to check for updates.

Please get in touch if you have any ideas for raising funds and increasing awareness you are willing to run with. We are looking for neighbors, guides, scouts, artists, musicians, restaurants, gardeners, and anyone willing to run an event.

No bake sale is too small 🙂

We hope to see you all at the Easter Egg Hunt.

Best, Angelika

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