CRANBERRY TWP — Two years ago, Julia Konitzky had an idea to help give back to students with special needs in the community.
On Monday morning, the mother of three saw her dream take a major step forward as volunteers from organizations around the region arrived at the Heart Prints Sensory Garden and Certified Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township to begin planting.
The garden is the product of years of planning and fundraising. Its aim is to provide a peaceful and educational space for the public and students with special needs.
“It's going to provide a space in Cranberry Township where people can get back into nature, stop and smell the roses a little bit,” Konitzky said.
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