TheGreenevilleSun reports from Knoxville, Tennessee the Clayton Family Foundation has sponsored a 5,000 square foot water park at the Knoxville Zoo. The “Clayton Safari Splash” includes life-size giraffes spouting water, large water hoops, and sprays that shoot water several stories high amid giant flowers. Speaking at the opening on behalf of the foundation, Jim Clayton said, “Clayton Safari Splash takes the zoo experience to a new level. How thrilling to see kids of all ages having such fun.” The Safari Splash is situated next to the Grasslands Africa splash pad. As MHProNews knows, Jim Clayton, chairman of Clayton Bank and Trust founded Clayton Homes of nearby Maryville, TN, which is now a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Jim’s son, Kevin Clayton, is CEO of Clayton Homes.
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