Hannibal Courier-Post

Hannibal Rotary Club donates 'expressive' new way for parent, child to swing in Riverview Park

Posted: Dec. 28, 2016 5:16 pm

Two-year-old Wesley Thornburg, swings with his mother, Deborah, president of Hannibal Rotary Club, on the Expression swing installed at Riverview Park Wednesday, Dec. 28.The Expression Swing is a playground swing that promotes interactive play as adults and children swing together. The face-to-face design features a toddler swing seat for children under five years old and a comfortable adult swing seat that allows an adult and child to interact and bond with each other while they swing. Deborah Thornburg, Rotary Club president, said the Rotary Club chose funding the swing because it is part of the Rotary Club’s mission. "This will allow parents and children to interact in a special way as well as helping beautify our community and promote peace through play.