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Bill Hendley Presidential Trail Blazer Award

Bill Hendley Presidential Trail Blazer Award

Bill Hendley, MTA's outgoing President was presented the first annual "Bill Hendley Presidential Trail Blazer Award at MTA's Annual Meeting.  


Bill has served the past eight years as President of the McDowell Trails Association.  This award was presented to Bill for his persistence to meet goals, imagination to realize the next big idea, cooperation to build a strong team and enthusiasm to inspire success!...

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Baxter Recognition

Baxter Recognition

Baxter's North Cove facility Recognized by The McDowell Trails Association

Thursday, June 19, 2014 
Joseph McDowell Historic Catawba River Greenway

Members of The McDowell Trails Association's Board of Directors presented Baxter's North Cove facilities' Director of Business Human Relations, Donna Meyer, with a plaque recognizing Baxter for providing the first volunteer group...

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McDowell Parks & Recreation Community Workshops

Join in on one of the community workshops to share your idea on facilities and programs in McDowell County! Dates and locations are listed in the...

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