Playworks featured in Thayne Center video

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Playworks Utah partners with the Thayne Center at Salt Lake Community College, which promotes service and learning to its student body. We work together to provide SLCC students the opportunity to get involved with Playworks to fulfill class requirements or for other volunteer options.

Occasionally the Thayne Center has a community spotlight where they create a video that showcases one of their community partners, the work they do, and encourages people to volunteer. Playworks Utah, was lucky enough to be featured for a spotlight, and it resulted in this amazing video.


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