Tag Archives: Sumter County Recreation Department

Three to Get Ready

Although summer is far from over, now is the time to start taking action for participation in some of the Sumter community’s upcoming fall events.  For example, if you plan to participate in the Third Annual TriSumter Triathlon (October 19), … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Is Here, and the Time Is Right…

We’re back… This seems to happen every year. The Sumter Iris Festival comes and goes—and with about 75,000 visitors, the 2013 event was far busier and more successful than anyone could have anticipated—and then it’s time to start working on … Continue reading

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The Hunt Is On! Annual Easter Egg Event at Swan Lake on March 23

All right—I’m sure that I am not alone in having a bone to pick with Punxsutawney Phil this year.  But the Easter Bunny is always right, and right on time!  It’s going to be chilly with a chance of rain … Continue reading

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March Madness: Baseball Season Is in Full Swing!

We’re past the midway point of March now, and that means a couple of things:  March Madness has started, and local baseball is in full swing. When I moved to Sumter back in August of 2004, I quickly learned that this … Continue reading

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Julia Lester Dillon: A Woman of Achievement

Cool days, long walks, and local history:  these are a few of my favorite things.  When I was contacted recently regarding photos of Memorial Park (one of my favorite places to stroll) by an Augusta-based publication for an article dedicated … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

As the 2012 Poinsettia Festival winds down, with families and friends making final preparations for another season of joy, Sumter has enjoyed some quality entertainment and lovely attractions.  But remember that Christmas is not over yet—please check our Calendar of … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

Flexibility is the key.  Both at home and in the workplace, becoming increasingly flexible is a challenge that we all face.  Schedules are tighter, work and family require more time, and sometimes it seems that there simply aren’t enough hours … Continue reading

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