The Mercer Island Preschool Association recently asked Gallagher Co. to build and donate a lovely little playhouse as a fundraising item for its annual MIPA Circus. Little did we know, the saga that was about to begin!
After building, delivering (via flatbed trailer to the event), and decorating the playhouse, one lucky winner was chosen via raffle to receive the playhouse. The winner’s home, like much of Mercer Island, was on a very steep lot, accessible only by a weight-restricted bridge, prohibiting delivery via forklift and crane. Never known to back away from a challenge, the entire Gallagher Co. crew came together to tackle the problem.
A foundation was built to accommodate the uneven lot, a temporary ramp was built to lower the playhouse down the hill, and a system of pulleys and levers slowly moved the playhouse to its permanent location. Additional railings and steps were added to make the playhouse safe for the new young owners. We’re so proud of the entire Gallagher Co. team for building and installing this playhouse which will be undoubtedly be enjoyed for years to come!