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Topic - Cheryl Richardson
For the Kent family of Amherst, N.H., getting dressed for the holidays often means lacing up hiking boots or buckling a helmet. For the past 11 years, they have made a tradition of spending many Thanksgivings, Christmases and Easters at a national park doing something active.
"More communities are offering family-oriented events. It just creates another opportunity to create lasting memories," said Cheryl Richardson, senior director of programs for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, in Reston, Va.