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The City of Prince Albert held the second of what will be several ceremonies as they begin the final stage of a plan to name city parks after local veterans.
The park on McDonald Avenue in Crescent Heights was the second to receive its new name. It will now be officially called Thomas Settee Park after Thomas Settee, a Prince Albert veteran and athlete of note from Prince Albert.
Several generations of his family were in attendance including daughter Liz Settee and son Tim Settee. Both children were proud to see their father have a park named after him.
“(It’s) Very heartwarming, long overdue, very heartwarming. It’s a beautiful park. It’s very calm and quiet and relaxing,” Liz said.
“I find it just such an honour to see Dad’s name on a sign that will be there forever,” Tim said.
“So many people in the city knew Dad and to recognize him this way (is special),” he added.