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Did you know?
Did you know the newest apparatus in the Fire Department fleet is Ladder 11, a 2017 Pierce Arrow XT with a 105-foot ladder, 500 horsepower diesel engine, and space for a crew of 5? Say hello to Ladder 11 in the Summer 2017 City Circular.

Concord in the Headlines
Concord passes Asheville, now 11th largest NC city

Celebrate the summer at SOL!
Come celebrate the start of summer! Concord Parks and Recreation presents SOL!: Saturday, June 17 from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at McGee Park, 219 Corban Avenue E. Children and adults can explore the many cool activities Parks and Recreation is offering during this summer’s hot months. Get creative with an art activity, beat on a drum made from an exercise ball, and experience hands-on activities such as disc golf, spin casting, yoga, Zumba and much more. Visit concordparksandrec.org or call 704-920-5600 for details.

Concord Police announce next community crime and safety meeting
Concord Police invite you to the next Crime and Safety meeting, where the department will present crime statistics for the entire City for the first half of 2017. Additionally, Code Enforcement Manager Robert Watson will be speaking about the Code Enforcement process. The meeting will be held at CFA Suite 15, 280 Concord Parkway North (Next to Big Lots) and will begin at 6:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to interact directly with members of the Concord Police Department and receive information regarding their neighborhoods. Find out more at concordnc.gov/police.

Parks and Recreation highlights
Please see the Summer 2017 issue of Leisure Times for a full list of programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department.

Flying Families: Friday evening fun starts tonight!
Play with your family, a group of your friends or join others in a game of best ball on the 9-hole disc golf course. Bring your own discs. No fee or registration, just play! Instructor Seth Lewallen will be onsite June 16 and 23 at the Dorton Park tennis court shelter to offer instruction and other frisbee activities. Flying Families will meet at Friday, June 16-August 18 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Dorton Park disc golf course, 5790 Poplar Tent Road.

Just two weeks left to sign up for fall youth soccer
Parks and Recreation is excited to open registration for Youth Soccer now through June 30. Special in-person registration at Northlite Academy Sports + Outdoors from 11-2 on July 1. Registration is $35 for City residents, $55 for non-residents. Children ages 3-15 as of August 1 can register for the fall playing season. A parents meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on July 11, and skills assessment for older players is planned for July 15. Learn more and register online at
concordparksandrec.org.

Want to get your skills in shape?
Click here to sign up for the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp, which will run July 31-August 4.

City of Concord upcoming meetings
Unless otherwise noted, location is the Council Chamber of City Hall, 35 Cabarrus Avenue W.

June
20 at 6:00 p.m. Planning and Zoning Commission

July
11 at 4:00 p.m. City Council work session
12 at 7:00 p.m.
Historic Preservation Commission
13 at 6:00 p.m.
City Council regular session

Stay Connected!
Visit the City's website for the latest information and updates at concordnc.gov. Check out our page on Facebook and our other interactive features!

Have you experienced great service from Team Concord?
If you have had an experience from our team that left an impact, we hope you'll let us know so we can recognize that coworker with a "High 5 for Excellent Service." You can get started by visiting concordnc.gov/High5 or call 704-920-6400 to submit your acknowledgement over the phone.

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