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Brunswick Beacon July 11, 2017
Playground to Reopen with New Equipment
Brunswick Beacon July 11, 2017

Wilmington Star News December 20, 2016

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 John Ingram and wife Michelle, kickoff 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
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!


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.

"Play is the work of the child"  Maria Montessori