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“A man’s eyes cannot be as much occupied as they are in large cities by artificial things …without a harmful effect on his entire constitutional organization… Landscape was able to refresh and delight the eye and through the eye, the mind and the spirit.” -- Frederick Law Olmsted


Seven Organizations Adopt Parks

January 16, 2012

As part of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, Metro Parks and Olmsted Parks Conservancy announced the newest Mayor’s Adopt-A-Park partners:
Councilwoman Cheri Bryant-Hamilton’s District 5
Shawnee Neighborhood Association
Fighting Chance Louisville
Youth for Christ
Louisville Grows
Fern Creek United Methodist

The newest Adopt-A-Park partners kicked off their commitment to keep Shawnee and Chickasaw Parkstwo healthy. We appreciate these groups committement to keeping our parks look good for the whole community.

Individuals and groups can “adopt” their favorite neighborhood Frederick Law Olmsted Park or area of their favorite park! Call (502) 456-1623 or email us for more information.