The city of Sevierville Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a reception to commemorate the thirty-year anniversary of the opening of the Sevierville Community Center.
The reception, titled “Measuring 30 years of Success by Honoring the Past,” will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in the Bowing Center July 16. The public is invited and welcomed. There will be light refreshments and a small gift for those in attendance.
During the reception, the individuals and businesses that donated money toward the construction of the building will be honored. Guest speakers will include Mayor Bryan Atchley and Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Gary Wade. Justice Wade, who was Sevierville’s Mayor during construction, led a six-week fundraising campaign that raised over a half-million dollars in private donations.
After about fifteen months of construction, the 43,000 square foot Community Center opened in July 1982. Community Tectonics of Gatlinburg was the Architect for the project and the building was constructed by Blalock Brothers Construction of Sevierville.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.