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Friday, October 04, 2019

Celebrating Cosby
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park hosted an Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, for everyone who contributed to the Celebrating Cosby events for the past two years. The series, which highlighted Cosby residents and featured stories, songs, interpretations and discussions on the Park and Cosby, was held at the Cosby Campground each Friday evening from mid-June to the first Friday in August. The Cocke County Partnership’s Department of Tourist Development partnered with the Park to sponsor the series. “All of us at the Partnership are so proud to have been able to be a part of this wonderful series,” said Partnership Tourism Director Linda Lewanski. “We love to tell the Cocke County story and who more able to do that than the folks that call Cosby home. “We had some wonderful programming and I want to thank everyone who participated, their stories and their passion with us, “She continued. “My thanks go to Katie Corrigan, who coordinated the event and team members Sheila Evans and Pam Rodgers.They are all amazing.” Park Superintendent Cassius Cash welcomed and thanked the attendees at the luncheon. "We are grateful to the people of this community for partnering with us to share the stories and traditions of Cosby," said Superintendent Cash. "Through your efforts, over a thousand people had the opportunity to experience this very special place with the people who know it best ."Newport Mayor Trey Dykes and State Representative Jeremy Faison also added their appreciation. Lewanski said plans are being made for next year’s series.

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