Fairmount Park Conservancy
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Horticulture Center, West Fairmount Park
On Thursday, May 16, 2013, we will host the 6th Annual Centennial Celebration at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center in the Centennial District of West Fairmount Park. At this year’s Centennial Celebration we are thrilled to honor a corporation and individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and support for our beloved park system. This year’s honorees include The Dow Chemical Company for corporate leadership, Jane Pepper and Blaine Bonham for civic leadership, and as our Park Champions Ron Jaworski and Billie Jean King. We look forward to seeing you there!
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The Fairmount Park Conservancy looks forward to seeing everyone this weekend for the Broad Street Run. The Fairmount Park Conservancy will have a table on the main floor at the Expo at Lincoln Financial Field. Runners can pick up their bibs from the Fairmount Park Conservancy's booth; they do not need to go to the big line. The Expo is on Friday, May 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Click for all race weekend details.
The Fairmount Park Conservancy in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is hosting the second annual LOVE Your Park Week from Saturday, May 11th to Saturday, May 18th. The week will kick off with a volunteer clean-up day in over 90 neighborhood parks throughout the city. Join us as we clean, green and celebrate Philly's parks! For more information, please visit www.loveyourpark.org.
The needs of Fairmount Park surpass the public resources available. By becoming a member you can help ensure that Philadelphia's parks are maintained and enhanced for generations to come. Membership at $50 and above offers individuals our new and exclusive "Park Perk Pass," which features discounts at 21 park institutions and partners such as museums, cafes, and cultural and recreational attractions throughout Philadelphia. Learn more about membership!
The Horticulture Center Open for Event Bookings
Hold your wedding ceremony or anniversary party at The Horticulture Center, one of Fairmount Park's most distinguished establishments. Located in the Centennial District of West Fairmount Park, the Center is the perfect destination for special occasions large or small. For more information on bookings or a tour of the facility, please contact Stephen STARR Events at 267-886-1472 or e-mail Leila Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Founded in 2001, the Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion the Fairmount Park system. The Conservancy works as a collaborative partner to lead and support efforts which preserve and improve the Fairmount Park system in order to enhance the quality of life and stimulate the economic development of the Greater Philadelphia Region. Learn more about us.