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Posted: Jun 19, 2017
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From Cornwall, England to Hammond: How Amber Grose found a passion for sports in the local area

With a National Diploma in Sports Fitness, Exercise and Coaching and a certification in Sports Leadership, Amber Grose is proudly serving as the current Deputy Director at Chappapeela Sports Park.

Grose’s journey began in Cornwell, England where early on in life, she developed an appreciation for sports. Her mom was an athlete, her dad a coach and her brother a partner in rugby and soccer.

“A lot of my childhood was based around sports,” said Grose. “I was never good at arts or anything else like that. It was always sports, so my childhood was really made up of a lot of soccer and netball, a European sport.”

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Posted: Jun 19, 2017
Categories: Blog Posts

The Chappapeela Sports Park hosted an Easter oriented event to bring the community’s children together for a day by including festival-like attractions, activities and candy.

On Saturday, Apr. 15, the fourth annual Easter Eggstravaganza was held. With the promise of 10,000 eggs to be captured during an egg hunt, having the guest of honor, the Easter bunny, was just one perk of the day for children and parents.

Denise Freeman and Adalyn Adams of Sun, Louisiana visited the Chappapeela’s Easter Eggstravaganza for the first time. Freeman, grandmother of Adams, appreciated the effort that went into coordinating the event.

“It was all very nice and very organized,” said Freeman. “It lets them get involved with the community.”

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