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Parks Commissioner Rachel Maynard sees fruition of efforts at dedication

 

May 12, 2021

RACHEL MAYNARD makes a point during the dedication of the new Waterloo Park playground structure May 6.

Linn County Parks Commission member Rachel Maynard recalls how much her boys, Zachary and William, enjoyed Waterloo Park – before vandals did so much damage to the playground equipment at the campground that the county was forced to close it, back in 2019.

"This was my Zachary's favorite park," Maynard said Thursday, May 6, during an opening ceremony for a new playground area that was installed late last year. "They would go play on the old playground structure.

"One kid would yell at the top of the tunnel slide, the other kid would be at the bottom. They'd scream, they'd run, they'd ha...



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