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Archive: member of the month

News: Member and Volunteer of the Month: Mary Brady

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March 24, 2016

  In this series we get to know Louisvillians who are passionate about the Olmsted Parks and support work of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy by being a member. Mary lives near Bingham Park in the Clifton Heights neighborhood and began volunteering in the park 5 years ago when a group of neighbors came together with more >

News: Member of the Month:The Blieden Family

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February 17, 2016

In this new series about members of Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Andy Blieden, a local developer and owner of Butchertown Market, answers questions about why he and his family are passionate about the Olmsted Parks. Favorite Park? It’s a tie between Cherokee, Seneca and Shawnee.  Favorite Park Activity? It’s a tie between riding my bike, taking more >