Playful City USA 2010: it's the honor one city in the east has received among some other big name contenders.
The non-profit organization Kaboom! recognized Greenville and its Recreation and Parks Department for placing an emphasis on making sure kids have plenty of outlets for play time.
Kaboom's mission works hand in hand with First Lady Michelle Obama's lets move campaign that focuses on reducing childhood obesity.
Also recognized in our state were Greensboro, Durham, Albemarle, and Sanford.