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Gainesville athletics manager celebrated for 31 years of service
Beth Morris receives congressional recognition
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Beth Morris speaks with Ty, 9, and Noah Kemp, 6, Tuesday during Morris' retirement party at the Gainesville Civic Center. Morris retired from the Gainesville Parks Recreation after 31 years. - photo by Erin O. Smith
As the clock struck 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, Beth Morris donned a shiny necklace reading “Officially Retired.” Morris, Gainesville’s recreation athletic program manager, was celebrated Tuesday at the Gainesville Civic Center for 31 years of service to the city. “It’s been an overwhelming day.