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Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
Island River Drive Boat Launch Opens Sept. 26

September 25, 2012 - On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m., Mayor Madeline Rogero, in conjunction with Legacy Parks Foundation, will open a new river access point at 5599 Island River Drive and unveil the first of the City's blueway directional signage.

Boat Launch area at Island RIver Drive

The official opening will be followed by a short kayak trip on the river, with a group of paddlers including Mayor Rogero.

Mayor Rogero leads paddlers near Island River Boat Launch

Blueway SignageDirections to the event: From I-40 east-bound, take exit 394 for US-11E/US-25W/US-70; turn left onto US-11E N; turn right onto TN-168 W/E Governor John Sevier Hwy; turn right onto Asbury Rd; take the 2nd left onto S National Dr; turn left onto Water Plant Rd; continue onto Island River Dr; river access point is straight ahead.

 

 

 

 

 

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