Starkville Parks and Recreation Department Executive Director Gerry Logan operates a tractor during a team-building activity Wednesday morning. Parks and recreation employees from different areas of the department came together to complete a beach volleyball court in McKee Park. 

and Recreation Department employees spent Wednesday morning building both a team and a beach volleyball court.

Approximately 15 of the department’s employees, along with Starkville Parks and Recreation Executive Director Gerry Logan, participated in a team building exercise, putting a beach volleyball court together at McKee Park. The team included administrative staff, interns, maintenance staff and other department employees.

Logan said the activity was a way for the employees to get to know each other and be put in a different environment from the usual.

He said the construction of the volleyball court began few weeks ago with a group from Starkville Community Church.

The employees who participated were treated to lunch donated by Bulldog Burger.

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