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Thursday, April 17, 2014

New Fitness Trail Installed

Fairhope, Alabama fairhopetimes@att.net

STIMPSON FIELD

City crews have completed installation of a new 10-station fitness trail within the existing walking trail at Stimpson Field. It was funded by a grant ($15K according to Recreation Director Sherry Sulllivan) from the Rotary Club of Fairhope and the Fairhope Sunset Rotary Club.

A description of the trail equipment can be found on the Fit-Trail website (click).

According to the Rotary website:

"Rotary International is a volunteer organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotary club members belonging to 34,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

Founded in Chicago in 1905, Rotary celebrated 100 years of service in 2005. The Rotary Foundation has awarded more than US$2.1 billion in grants, which are administered at the local level by Rotary clubs.

Rotary clubs exist to improve communities through a range of humanitarian, intercultural and educational activities. Clubs advance international understanding by partnering with clubs in other countries. Rotary also encourages high ethical standards in all vocations."











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