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DAR helps set a pattern for Statesboros passive parks
City park superintendent stretching budget with help from civic groups
Kendall McDowell, 3, far right, and sister Khaley, 5, play at the water's edge while enjoying an afternoon out with mom Teri McDowell and grandmother Janet Shadrick at Rockwell Park at Edgewood Acres Tuesday.
People now have a bench to sit on when they watch the ducks on the pond in Edgewood Acres, and Daughters of the American Revolution members have set an example for how civic groups could help the city of Statesboro carry out a master plan for Edgewood’s Rockwell Park and rejuvenate other parks. “Over the past several years, the city manager has basically asked us to, instead of trying to put new parks in place, let’s work with what we have and basically fix them up,” said Robert Seamans, streets and parks superintendent for the city of Statesboro. “I took that as a challenge to rejuvenate some of our parks.”
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