Dreaming big for a new playground in Canandaigua

Mike and Nanci Bentley are on a mission to create a destination where everyone can play.

And, along with the support of the community, they are well on their way to achieving their goal.

The couple is spearheading the “Dream Big Campaign,” with the goal of building a fully accessible, sensory-rich playground that will allow children and adults to develop physically, socially and emotionally.

The campaign was launched in May and has already raised $327,000 toward a $1.2 million goal, with donations coming from Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and beyond.

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