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How To Spell Impact For All In Community Spaces

A BlueCross Healthy Place in Chattanooga’s Highland Park.
IMPACT Parks
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A BlueCross Healthy Place in Chattanooga’s Highland Park.

How do we bring playgrounds and parks to every community - and every corner of the communities within every community?

The City of Chattanooga is now developing a Parks and Outdoors Plan with that goal in mind - while a company based here is working with philanthropists and businesses to invest corporate dollars to achieve that goal across the country.

The company is IMPACT Parks - and Kent Callison is its director of marketing and community engagement.

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  • Kent Callison at IMPACT Parks on community spaces for all. Jaime Kerns of Culture Chatt on Celebra Chattanooga. These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
  • A new celebration of, by and for Chattanooga’s Hispanic / Latino community takes place this weekend. Celebra Chattanooga will be held on Saturday at Granfalloon from 3 PM to 10 PM. The family-friendly event coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, a commemoration of many Latin American countries that celebrate their independence in September and October.