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Children gathered yesterday for the unveiling of Gathering Place Of Tulsa’s Park Ambassador and park mascots.
Ambassador Ariana, interviewing with local news outlets, was poised and well spoken while telling the world what the Gathering Place means to her community.
Blue the Heron and Tulsey the Turtle are two of the three Gathering Place walk around mascots unveiled Tuesday afternoon. A third mascot; a squirrel who champions reading and the arts; was also announced along with a contest to name the third mascot that will run from Tuesday October 23rd until Tuesday October 30th. The winning name will be announced November 1st, at a special story time held at the Reading Tree.
The mascots are available to help guests stay active and learn about different aspects of the Gathering Place. Blue the Heron focuses on environmental programming and activities in the Wetlands Gardens and the Chapman Adventure Playground. Tulsey the Turtle promotes sports activities at the SEMGroup Sports Courts and BMX & Skate Parks.
Executive Park Director; Tony Moore; released a statement, ” Our mission at Gathering Place is to bring all Tulsans together for a shared experience of fun and inclusiveness, and our new characters will be champions of that mission,”. Moore invites the children of Tulsa to become involved and create a lasting impact in their community by participating in the naming of the squirrel mascot.
Join Ambassador Ariana in having a lasting impact on Tulsa’s Gathering Place by submitting your name for the squirrel mascot, contest runs from Tuesday October 23rd until Tuesday October 30th. Contestants must be 18 or younger and have an adult submit their character name ideas on the Gathering Place website.