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May 7, 2014

Joe Wheeler State Park offering discounted rates to storm victims

— Joe Wheeler State Park is currently offering discounted rates to families displaced by recent storms.

“Joe Wheeler, along with many other state parks, have been impacted by severe weather in the past and we want to do our part to help those in need right now,” said Tim Haney, superintendent of Joe Wheeler State Park. “The people of North Alabama are an important part of making Joe Wheeler what it is every single day and we want to be there for them when they need a helping hand.”

The state park will rent any available rooms at a discounted rate of $50 per night and any available campsites for $20 per night for storm victims. The offer is open until Thursday.

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