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Blog: Parks & Recreation can help add balance to your life
Posted Date: 7/13/2012 3:45 PM

By David Gerling, Special Facilities Superintendent

Follow me if you will, back to the days of our ancestors.  Back when this country was growing and many of our countrymen were moving from farms and ranches to cities and towns.  Back when a work day went from sunrise to sunset in urban settings with very little green around.

Those circumstances led to a movement to give people opportunities to get away from the cold dark factories to release their everyday tensions and frustrations in green spaces. They called that movement Parks and Recreation, and it has grown to become a staple in today’s society.

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