Georgia Gives Day – #GivingTuesday – December 3, 2019

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The Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation is happy to announce that it will participate in this year’s Georgia Gives Day on December 3rd. Georgia Gives Day, commonly known as GAgives, is part of a larger giving day known as #GivingTuesday. The goal of Giving Tuesday is to combine efforts to achieve greater fundraising opportunities for smaller and larger charities alike. The movement … Read More

Schoolhouse Village Brick Campaign – New Development Gives Back to Kennesaw

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As the progression of Downtown Kennesaw continues, local developers have found a way to give back as they move forward. SchoolHouse Village is a mixed-use development that will transform downtown Kennesaw and be a central gathering venue for this vibrant community. This walkable environment will be populated with a brewery, eateries and bistros, outdoor gathering places, event venues, luxury residences, retail boutiques, and premium … Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Inclusive Playground at Swift-Cantrell Park

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Ground has officially been broken. The first shovels have hit the dirt as construction begins on the new inclusive playground at Swift-Cantrell Park. The City of Kennesaw and Kennesaw Parks and Recreation held a ground breaking ceremony to celebrate the official beginning of construction of the state-of-the-art park. Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling, Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation President Phil Barber, and other local dignitaries … Read More

Swift-Cantrell Park to Make Upper Playground Fully Inclusive

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The City of Kennesaw, in partnership with the Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation, will completely renovate the upper playground at Swift-Cantrell Park and transform it in to a fully inclusive play space. The updated inclusive playground will utilize 5,000 currently unused square feet and feature four new play structures. The current playground includes nine slides, 11 swings, sensory boards, and a main play structure that has 100 feet … Read More

10 Years Strong – The 2019 Swift-Cantrell Classic 5k

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The 10th running of the Swift-Cantrell Classic 5k took place over Mother’s Day weekend with the luring threat of thunderstorms on the horizon. But, the rain held off giving the 850+ runners a dry, fast surface to put their skills to the test. The family-friendly yet uber competitive event is the opening race of the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series and is hosted by the Swift-Cantrell Park Foundation. Forty-seven … Read More