City of Neosho Parks and Recreation Director Sally Pennington announced his week that her last day on the job will be Friday, August 2.

Pennington has served in the role for the past two and a half years.

She moves on to serve another community as Parks and Recreation Director in the Kansas City area.

"What a ride, Neosho," Pennington shared on social media. "Multiple floods, tornadoes, ducks, wildlife emergency calls, Easter Bunny visits, thousands and thousands of flowers, and most importantly all the people and friends I've met along the way. All the literal blood, sweat and tears were worth it and I'd do it all over again."

Pennington also noted, "None of nt projects would have ever been completed if it wasn’t for my small, dedicated, loyal parks and rec staff. I think I owe them the biggest thank you of all!"