Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Taskforce Announced to Rebuild Jonathan's Dream

Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH) has convened a taskforce of alumni from its Quest and Third Age Initiative programs to help rebuild Jonathan's Dream II, a Boundless Playground. This fully accessible playground was located at the Mandell Jewish Community Center (JCC) in West Hartford, CT and built to commemorate Jonathan Barzach, the nine-month-old son of Amy and Peter Barzach who died in 1995 of spinal muscular atrophy -- a condition that, had he lived, would have confined him to a wheelchair. The anniversary of Jonathan's 20th birthday is April 1, 2014.