GDK worked closely with the design team and the actual Fire Fighters that use the building to ensure all areas were reviewed for function and costs. The result was a state-of-the-art facility that did not compromise on aesthetics or function and still came in within the budget that was pre-determined.
In 2020, Winning At Home extended its outreach further by introducing a coaching division and expanding child therapy services, but needed more office space for this expansion.
Gratitude is in order for the generous contributions of time, expertise, and resources from local businesses and families. Their support made it possible to construct a brand-new entryway, design an inviting community area, and upgrade the restrooms and concessions, complementing the new turf field that was installed the previous year.
Tanglefoot Park holds a rich history, as the land was generously gifted to the Village by the Thum family during the early 1900s. The Thum family’s prosperity stemmed from their renowned company, Tanglefoot Flypaper. Now, thanks to the collective efforts of local residents and numerous grants, this ambitious multi-year, multi-million dollar project has become a reality, transforming the park into a cherished community asset.