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Senior strength

...which was held May 24. The games aren't terribly competitive, and most of the activities are easy to manage, said Matilda Bennett of the recreation and parks department, who coordinated the outdoor activities. A flying disc throw, softball pitch...
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Children take to the street in local fight against drugs

...Amphitheater on Riverwalk Augusta. "It's a fun way for them to get the message to stay away from drugs and crime," said Matilda Bennett, an organizer of the event. "It puts an emphasis on recreation." The march included children who spend their...
Devotion to seniors characterized wife with her, and she was always so willing to go out of her way to do anything possible for the seniors," said Matilda Bennett, marketing and special activities supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department. "She was the type of person...
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Thankful gather for celebration

...attend the free luncheon. "The purpose of this event is for the city to give back to the senior adults," said Matilda Bennett, marketing/special activities supervisor. "They really love the fellowship they receive at this event." Augusta...
Folks have fun at folk festival

...Because we are at a folk festival and near the lake, we wanted to make sure that the crafts were all natural," said Matilda Bennett, Department of Parks and Recreation special events coordinator. Augusta resident Rodney Borders was moved to do...
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New recreational park named in local contest

...the name Diamond Lakes, Pride and Progress Committee members created the name from parts of three entries, said Matilda Bennett, Augusta recreation and parks marketing director. For their efforts, Michael Avery, 10, of National Hills Elementary...
Mayfest will rock the park

...Wonder/Marvin Gaye-influenced vocals of Sam Salter, each artist appears as an envoy for a particular style. Matilda Bennett, special events and marketing director for the Recreation and Parks Department, said the event is also a showcase...