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DeKalb County to vote on best local park
DeKalb County to vote on best local park

DECATUR, Ga. -- The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is taking on the "Take it to the Park" challenge, where residents can vote for their favorite DeKalb County park until July 15. 

With enough participation, parks can be awarded part of a grant, in the fourth annual "America is your Park" campaign. 

Three parks across the nation will be judged for the most votes. and are up for a first place win of $100,000, seconnd place for $50,000 and $25,000 for third place. The grants are used to help restore, rebuild and enhance activity so more residents can play and be active. 

To vote, "check in" to a park on Foursquare, log fitness ar parks on MapMyFitness, or vote online. For more information, call LaShanda Davis, Public Education Specialist at (404) 371-3643.