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Marion Co. hires first full-time recreation director
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From the Jan. 15, 2014 newspaper

By Richard Harris

   After years of relying solely on dedicated volunteers, the Marion County Recreation Department now has a full-time paid recreation director. Drew Allen, 25, was recently hired and is excited to have the opportunity to help the county improve and expand local recreation.

   “I want to see more kids involved and for there to be more community awareness of what the county offers,” said Allen. “I want people to feel free to call me (229-649-2175) anytime they have questions or need information.”

   Allen has been participating in various sports since he was a kid. His passion for sports led him to earn a degree in ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.