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Manchester 1 of 8 to receive Fit and Strong Program Funding

The Manchester Recreation Department is one of only eight parks departments nationwide to receive funding for the Fit and Strong Program.
The Fit and Strong program is funded through the National Recreation and Park Association. It is designed for persons with lower extremity pain and stiffness. The grant provides the funds for training instructors and necessary equipment and materials for the classes. The class format will include 24 classes that are 90 minutes long. Each class consists of 60 minutes of physical activity and 30 minutes of group health education. The program will be completely free to participants and the anticipated start date will be March 9, 2020. More information will be available to register for the free classes once instructor training is complete.

Top photo is courtesy of the City of Manchester

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,445 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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