Newberry agriculture and equine center renamed after former Alachua County commissioner

Published: Feb. 24, 2022 at 6:30 PM EST
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NEWBERRY, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County officials have announced the renaming of a Newberry agriculture and equine center.

The Alachua County Agriculture and Equine Center will be named after former county commissioner Lee Pinkoson.

Pinkoson’s final act as chair of the commission was the purchase of the arena.

There will be a dedication ceremony on March 4 to celebrate the occasion.

Leadership from the city of Newberry and Alachua County will be in attendance, and the public is also invited.

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