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Josh Franklin Memorial Disc Golf Tournament at Chehaw

By   /  October 24, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Chehaw is pleased to announce the 5th annual Josh Franklin Memorial Disc Golf Tournament this weekend, Oct. 26 and 27 at the Joshua W. Franklin Memorial Disc Golf Course. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with a Player’s Meeting at 8:30 a.m. First Round tees off Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Although player [...]

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Chehaw Announces Changes in Organization

By   /  October 21, 2013  /  Community, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal The Chehaw Park Authority announced today that it is restructuring its organization and eliminating two key positions. This is being done to reduce operating expenses and strengthen the financial position of the organization. “These are challenging times for all businesses,” says Park Authority Chair, Scott Kemp. “We already know that [...]

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Chehaw Charts Course for the Future

By   /  July 30, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Chehaw’s Park Authority and staff met recently during a strategic planning retreat to proactively plan for Chehaw’s future success. “We have been working with a professional, certified strategic planner from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government,” said Executive Director, Doug Porter, “to outline an action plan for the future. We [...]

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Chehaw Celebrates World Oceans Day

By   /  June 4, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal On June 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Chehaw will join hundreds of aquariums, zoos, museums, and conservation organizations across the world in fun, inspirational and educational events to celebrate World Oceans Day. This day provides the opportunity to focus special attention on our world’s shared oceans, which are vital to [...]

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Chehaw to Host Cheetah Chase Trail Run

By   /  April 19, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Run through the beautiful South Georgia pines during the 2nd annual Chehaw Cheetah Chase on Saturday, April 20. The Cheetah Chase, sponsored by South Georgia Cycling, features both a four and eight mile trail run, as well as a one mile kids’ fun run. The Cheetah Chase is unique as [...]

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Chehaw Sets Single-Day Attendance Record

By   /  April 18, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga -If you were at Chehaw last Saturday and thought the crowd was the largest you had ever seen, you would have been correct. Chehaw officials released Saturday’s attendance figures and revealed that there were 3, 188 visitors to the Wild Animal Park and Native American Cultural Festival. It [...]

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Frontier Festival Makes Its Annual Run at Chehaw

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  Events  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga.- Take an adventure by stepping back in time to the eighteenth and nineteenth century for the annual Frontier Festival at Chehaw. Sponsored by SB&T, the festival is set for place this weekend, Jan. 11-13, 2013, and will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Chehaw’s Thru the Zoo 5K

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

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Tweet  Come race like something’s chasing you  (Albany, Ga)- Chehaw Park will host its “Thru the Zoo 5k” and “Run your Tail Off 1 Mile Fun-Run” on Saturday September 22nd. Come and race past the Meerkats, Cheetahs, Colobus Monkeys, Black Bears, and much more. The 5k begins at 8:00am, while the 1 mile run starts [...]

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Chehaw Celebrates 75th Anniversary

By   /  August 16, 2012  /  Press Releases  /  Comments Off

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga. – Chehaw Park will celebrating its 75th anniversary this Saturday, August 18 th from 10:00-2:00.  Krispy Kreme, who is also celebrating its 75th anniversary, will be joining the celebration from 9:30 – 11:30 and will be providing free donuts to the public.  There will also be Animal Party [...]

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Tepees Signal Countdown to Chehaw’s Native American Cultural Festival

By   /  April 12, 2012  /  Community  /  Comments Off

Tweet   Businesses show support through cultural icon   (Albany, Ga.)- Some hotels, motels and inns around Albany have added tepees to the landscape of their business this week for the Native American Cultural Festival to show its support for this annual Chehaw festival. Historically tepees are known for providing shelter to traveling Native Americans [...]

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