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Knoxville native to play FDR in re-enactment of Great Smoky Mountains National Park dedication

 

75th anniversary plans are well underway.  It looks like officials will have a re-enactment of FDR coming to the Smokies 75 years ago to dedicate the park.  A Knoxville native is slated to “play” FDR.  Find out more below:)

http://www.volunteertv.com/news/headlines/43407452.html

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Retreat for female cancer survivors in the Smokies March 27th-29th

Edgewater Hotel

I thought I’d let you guys know about a retreat being held March 27-29 at the Edgewater Hotel in Gatlinburg.  Full information about the retreat can be found at this link…

http://www.blounttoday.com/news/2009/feb/26/say-it-smokies/

New $2.5 Million Smokies Visitors Center Near Cherokee

Oconoluftee Visitor's Center

It looks like the Oconluftee Visitor’s Center near Cherokee will be expanding in a big way.  A new $2.5 million dollar 6000-7000 square foot center just got environmental approval.  It will be built near the current visitor’s center.  Check out this link from Knoxnews.com for more…

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2009/feb/24/25m-smokies-visitor-center-gets-environmental-ok/

-Raymond