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01.20.2017
Junior Park Steward starts recycling in Seneca and Cherokee Parks more >
01.17.2017
OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT/CEO more >
01.03.2017
$100,000 Matching Grant Achieved to Complete $11.6 Million Campaign more >
12.19.2016
Creative Contest for Students more >
10.17.2016
Wear Your Olmsted Park Pride! more >

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News: Junior Park Steward starts recycling in Seneca and Cherokee Parks

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January 20, 2017

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Olmsted Parks Conservancy volunteer Lauryn Grady has implemented a recycling program for Seneca and Cherokee Parks. Grady, an Assumption High School student is an advocate for the environment and parks and hopes all park users will participate. The plan, solely proposed by Lauryn , came about because her cross-country practice takes her to Seneca Park more >

News: OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT/CEO

January 17, 2017

We are please to announce Rachel Kennedy, a national leader in the advocacy, planning and preservation of historic sites and landscapes, will be our next President and CEO. Rachel has spent 16 years in leadership roles in governmental and nonprofit sectors working with donors, staffs, volunteers and elected officials to preserve, protect, educate and market more >

News: $100,000 Matching Grant Achieved to Complete $11.6 Million Campaign

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January 03, 2017

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED! We are pleased to announce we raised the needed $100,000 to earn a matching grant from James Graham Brown Foundation. With your help we raised the $200,000 needed to complete our $11.6 million Campaign for Extraordinary Parks! Special thanks to the Campaign Steering Committee for their leadership and commitment. more >

News: Creative Contest for Students

December 19, 2016

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has an exciting opportunity for middle and high school students to use their creative juices while hanging out in an Olmsted Park! Enter our creative contest following the theme: “Parks: A Place to Play”. Louisville has an incredible system of parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, designer of Central Park in New more >

News: Wear Your Olmsted Park Pride!

October 17, 2016

Wear your Olmsted Park Pride for all to see. Donate $50 or more by October 31, 2016 and receive an Olmsted Park Pride t-shirt! You will help us plant more trees, clear trails, restore pavilions, eliminate invasive plants, repair restrooms, control erosion and more!

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