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Community Turns Physical Activity Into Votes To Help Veterans Memorial Park Become “America’s Favorite Park”

Stocks in this article: KO

Mason Neck State Park

Mason Neck State Park is located in Lorton, Va., only a few dozen miles from Washington, D.C. The park introduces thousands of visitors to the robust outdoor recreational activities available throughout the region. It is made up of thousands of acres of land and hosts the only visitor center for the entire Mason Neck region of Virginia. The grant will be used to rebuild, restore or enhance activity areas in the park.

Greis Veterans Memorial Park

Greis Park is located in Lynbrook, a south shore community of 20,000 in beautiful Long Island, New York. The park is made up of ball fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, an exercise trail, a swimming pool, indoor recreation center and more. The park will use the grant to purchase new equipment for the exercise trail, playground and recreational programs.

Woodlawn Lake Park

Historic and picturesque Woodlawn Lake Park has been a gathering place for San Antonians for more than 100 years. The popular 62-acre park offers something for everyone. It boasts playgrounds, a gymnasium, walking trail, tennis courts, swimming pool, dance studio, outdoor fitness equipment and more. Residents can be found jogging on the trail, fishing, playing basketball, climbing on a playscape or enjoying a family barbecue. The grant will be used to refurbish the basketball court located in the heart of the park.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo or visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com.

America Is Your Park Website: www.Coke.com/ParksCampaign Hashtag: #TakeItToThePark

Copyright Business Wire 2010
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