Coca-Cola Donates $10,000 to City of Atlanta Park

The check presentation for a $10,000 recreation grant from Coca-Cola to Washington Park Atlanta chief service officer Amy Phuong; Park Pride executive director Margaret Connelly; commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs George Dusenbury; vice president of Operations at Coca-Cola Refreshments Susanne Geldart; Atlanta City Council president Ceasar Mitchell; and Georgia State senator Vincent Fort.

Coca-Cola has teamed up with the City of Atlanta Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) to celebrate summer and encourage Atlanta families to go out and play as part of the second “America Is Your Park” campaign.

The WNBA and Coca-Cola hosted a clinic for Camp Best Friends at Washington Park. WNBA legend Rushia Brown interacts with the children.

On Monday, July 25, 2011, Coca-Cola awarded a $10,000 recreation grant to Washington Park in Atlanta. The funds will be applied to purchasing a shade structure which will cover outdoor exercise equipment that was donated by the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority (AFCRA). Atlanta City Council president Ceasar Mitchell and Georgia State senator Vincent Fort; George Dusenbury, commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs; City of Atlanta chief service officer Amy Phuong; Park Pride executive director Margaret Gray Connelly; Morehouse School of Medicine’s Dr. Daniel Blumenthal; and WNBA Atlanta Dream owner Mary Brock were on hand for the check presentation and to help Atlanta residents discover fun places in the park to get active. –yvette caslin

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Ribbon-cutting at Washington Park: CEO of Greenfield Outdoor Equipment Sam Mendelson; Imam Plemon El Amin; James Hughes, and Violet Ricks of Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority; Atlanta City Council president Ceasar Mitchell; Georgia State senator Vincent Fort; commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs George Dusenbury; Morehouse School of Medicine’s Dr. Blumenthal; City chief service officer Amy Phuong; executive director of Park Pride Margaret Gray Connelly; WNBA Atlanta Dream owner Mary Brock; and WNBA legend Rushia Brown.

(Photos by HIP Incorporated)

Yvette Caslin
Yvette Caslin

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