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Honoring Steve Beachy

His name is synonymous with local parks and recreation. Now, after three decades with the City of College Station, colleagues are saying farewell to Steve Beachy.

Friends, family and co-workers honored Beachy at a retirement reception Friday evening at the George Bush Presidential Library.

He has been the city's one and only parks director since 1978, and has earned dozens of state and national awards.

Beachy took the original department located in a small building at the current site of the Lincoln Recreation Center to what he termed
"College Station Parks and Recreation Department World Headquarters," currently located in Central Park.

"It's been a truly wonderful experience to work here in College Station for all these years," Beachy said. "It's been very much an honor and a privilege to serve the citizens of College Station and the Brazos Valley."

The 60-year-old plans to work part time for TEEX and travel with his family.


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