Park renamed for long-time leader

By Gary Brode | gbrode@wcia.com

Published 06/05 2014 11:34AM

Updated 06/05 2014 11:35AM

URBANA -- An area park has a new name. Wheatfield Park will now be called Larson Park, named for Bruce Larson. He spent more than 40 years with the Urbana Park District. He played a part in adding more than a dozen parks in the city. Larson credits much of his success to the people he served. There was a concert before and after the dedication and a scavenger hunt for the kids.

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