The City of Lakeland has announced the Grand Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting for Douglas Cook Park on Saturday, August 25. The celebration will start at 11:30 a.m. with a dedication ceremony that will feature Ray Lewis, Class of 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. Lewis, among others, will cut the ribbon, officially opening the park. Cook Park is located at 955 Wedgewood Estates Boulevard, Lakeland, FL 33809.
Lewis was an All-American linebacker and state champion wrestler at Kathleen High School before going to the University of Miami, where he dominated as middle linebacker for three years before being drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 1996. He played at Baltimore for 17 years, winning two Super Bowls. He will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2018 Class.
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