City finishes work on Cal Johnson Recreation Center

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The city has completed work on the Cal Johnson Recreation Center.

Mayor Indya Kincannon held a ribbon-cutting event Wednesday morning to celebrate the changes to the community center just east of downtown.

The city gave more than $700,000 to transform the center, which is named after Knoxville’s first Black millionaire Cal Johnson.

Last week, volunteers painted a mural outside the center. The art project was sponsored by 2-K Foundations and former Lady Vol basketball star Candace Parker.

(Photo: WATE)

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