Roosevelt and Ruth Foundation
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Wilmington Star News December 20, 2016

Brunswick Beacon July 11, 2017

Brunswick Beacon July 11, 2017
Playground to Reopen with New Equipment
Charity Walk-A-Thon and Health Screenings
On Saturday, October 15, the Roosevelt and Ruth Marlow Educational and Recreational Foundation hosted its 1st annual walk for charity. Sheriff Ingram and his wife Michelle led the crowd of about 45 walkers and volunteers through the Little Prong Community. Brunwick Health Services provided blood pressure checks, glucose testings and healthcare literature.
Sheriff John Ingram

Sheriff Ingrams and wife Michelle, kick off the first annual Roosevelt and Ruth Marlow Educational and Recreational Foundation Charity Walk-a-Thon.
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25th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser 2016

Below is a chronological timeline of events over the Foundation's 25 year history
1991 - First community
meeting to organize the R&R project held April 8, 1991
1993-Ribbon cutting and opening of Roosevelt & Ruth Memorial Park playground July 3, 2008. Playground
equipment donated by Union Elementary School Principal Zelphia Grisset

1993 - Architectural drawing and
blueprint of community
center to be developed on the park land is completed
1996 - R&R Foundation host benefit concert featuring grammy-award winning  artist Shirley Caesar
at Odell Williamson Auditorium.
1996 - Hosted Miss Essence scholarship pageant and Litlte Miss Archonette pageants.

1998 - R&R Foundation hosts Mr. and Little Mr. Ebony scholarship pageants.
2016 - The R&R Foundation turns 25!

"Play is the work of the child"  Maria Montessori