Playing On Blue Slide Project

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — this is the first week children at Parkside Elementary got to enjoy a special playground two years in the making. The Blue Slide Project was launched to build one of the only wheelchair accessible playground in Grants Pass. The project was inspired by 4-year-old Isaac Pinon, who suffered from neuroblastoma as … Continue reading »

Blue Slide Project Needs Volunteers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For two years, the blue slide project has worked to make the Parkside Elementary playground more accessible for all children. Now, the final phase is set to begin, and while all the funding is place, volunteers are needed to implement it. This June, half of the playground will be taken down … Continue reading »

Local Mom Drops Pounds for Better Life

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A local woman known for her efforts to help make playgrounds more wheelchair accessible in southern Oregon is now taking the time to re-build herself. Over the past year, Mona Pinon, the founder of the Blue Slide Project, has been focusing on making lifestyle changes of her own.  Once morbidly obese, … Continue reading »

Moms Walks to Drop Weight & Raise Funds

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass mom who has already led the charge of building a wheelchair accessible playground for her son is now doing even more to complete the so-called “Blueslide Project.” Now, she plans to walk from Grants Pass to Medford. “I could have never done this a year ago,” Issac Pinon … Continue reading »