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Leesburg Kids to Parks Day Photo Contest Winner Revealed

Winning photo was taken at the playground at Ida Lee Park.

Post Date:05/30/2018 3:01 PM

Leesburg, VA (May 30, 2018) – Leesburg resident Betsy Rifka’s photo of her two-year-old daughter Evelyn at the Ida Lee Park playground was selected as the winning photo in the Town of Leesburg’s Kids to Parks Day photo contest.

Photo of child playing at Ida Lee Park

According to Ms. Rifka, she and her daughter have visited the playground at least once a week, rain or shine, ever since Evelyn could crawl. 

National Kids to Parks Day, sponsored by the National Park Trust, was Saturday, May 19, 2018. To celebrate, Leesburg's Parks & Recreation Department hosted a photo contest to encourage families to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors by visiting the town's parks. Ms. Rifka will receive a one-day family pass to the AV Symington Aquatic Center in Ida Lee Park for her winning photo.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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