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Edmonson County Parks and Recreation News
By Greg Hudson
The Parks and Recreation department will host a public meeting on February 9th, 2016 at the Community Center in Brownsville at 6:30pm. This meeting will be held to inform the public of the programs and events that the parks and recreation department is considering for the upcoming year.
A needs assessment survey will be handed out in order to give each member of the community an opportunity to help the parks and recreation department decide which programs and events are most beneficial to the health and social well being of the community. We want to know what you would like to see from our department. Please attend this meeting to help us provide the best possible recreation and leisure activities for your enjoyment.
Park Clean-up Day
The Parks and Recreation department along with the Healthy Communities Coalition are sponsoring a Park Clean-up Day on March 19th at 10:00am until TBA. There will be a volunteer appreciation event immediately after clean-up is completed. Volunteers are needed for this event. If you, your family, organization, club, or business would like to volunteer, contact Greg Hudson at 270-597-9301 for more information.
Easter Egg Hunt
On March 26th, 2016 at 11:00am the Parks and Recreation department will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt at the Highway 70 Sports Complex. There will be 4 categories for the hunt, ages 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, and individuals with disabilities. We are looking for interested businesses and organizations to co-sponsor this event. If you would like to co-sponsor this event please contact Greg Hudson at 270-597-9301 for more details.
“Come Walk with Me” Walking Program
The Parks and Recreation department is offering a 12 week walking program starting in April 2016. This program will be conducted at the Highway 70 Sports Complex on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of each week. Registration forms will be available on 1 March. Don’t worry-- we will tailor the program to your ability level.
That covers it for now, thanks for supporting your local Parks and Recreation Department. Together we can do some great things! Make sure you visit our website at www.ecparksandrec.com