The Union Recorder

November 22, 2013

Community celebrates grand opening of community garden, trail

Vaishali Patel
The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Representatives of the Milledgeville Community Garden Association (MCGA), the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce and the Harrisburg community celebrated the grand opening of the Lucille Harris Community Garden and the Solomon Harris Walking Trail at the Collins P. Lee Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday.

MCGA President Linda McKnight opened the commemoration with remarks about the initiatives before Cyndee Edwards, program director of Baldwin County Parks and Recreation, shared how the renovations impact the Harrisburg community. A donor sign was also unveiled during the grand opening.

Others in attendance included County Commissioner Tommy French, District 2, Garden Manager Joe Ward and his wife MCGA Board Member Gladys Ward, Baldwin County Family Connection Coordinator Janet Cavin, Live Healthy Baldwin representatives and county and city officials.

The celebration concluded with a walk around the trail followed by refreshments inside the Collins P. Lee Center.

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