READY SET PLAY! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR PARKS

A HUGE thank you to all of you who came out to support our parks at the annual silent auction and cocktail party at the Intown Uptown Inn.

All year round we work to improve our neighborhood parks and we need your help–your time, talent and financial contributions.  You can donate online every day of the year on our web site and if you have time to volunteer please contact Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com

Links to our Sponsors:

Lee Murphy, Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
202.277.7477
lmurphy@cbmove.com
http://www.leemurphy.net/

Adrian Hunnings, Principal Broker
Palladian One Realty, LLC
Adrian@PalladianOne.com
(C) 202-255-4881 (W) 202-291-2382
http://palladianone.com/gmap

David Cox
Long & Foster
http://coxandcoxhomes.lnfre.com

Office Catering
Charlie Saxon
csaxon@officecater.net
http://www.officecater.net/

Harvey Yancey
HRY Design
WWW.HRYDESIGN.COM
(202) 558-6715

A special thank you to our sponsors:  Solar Solutions, Lee Murphy (Coldwell Banker),  K. Adrian Hunnings (Palladian One Realty), David Cox, Chas Offut, Chip Richardson Law Firm, Harvey Yancey of HRY Design, Parlour Salon, Charlie Saxon (Officer Catering), Yes Organic Market (for the wines), Chocolate City Beer, Ana & Sidney Barcelona, and Sandy Gartrell (Intown Uptown Inn)

Municipal Upkeep of Capital Investments

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Save the Date! October 1, 2011

Dear Friends,

Please save the date October 1 at 6:30 pm at the Uptown Intown Inn for our annual soiree and fundraising silent auction.

If you are interested in helping us plan this important event please contact Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com.

We need your help!

Please join the Park Green Team!

Dear Friends

We are recruiting volunteers to help water the trees at Upshur Park.  In addition we are looking for volunteers to help plant and maintain the Tot Garden at Hamilton Park.  Please email Maria at mariabarry@gmail.com to volunteer.

Can a playground Be Too Safe?

Save the Date! June 25th Hamilton Park Tot Garden Celebration and Summer Fling

Come on out 12-4 to Hamilton Park

Please email mariabarry@gmail.com if you can volunteer!

Please bring drinks and desserts to share!

Neighbors are providing the DJ and Fried Chicken!

COME ON OUT JUNE 4th 11:45 RIBBON CUTTING for the UPSHUR PLAYGROUND

11:45 am ribbon cutting to OPEN Upshur Playground with DPR and Councilmember Bowser

Stay for the food and fun!

12-2:00 pm FOOD
12:00 -4:00 pm music, crafts and fun!

UPSHUR PLAYGROUND IS OFFICIALLY OPEN

Come on out and enjoy!  Spread the word and see you at the park!

Quick note – the contractor is leaving fencing around the newly installed sod to give it a couple more weeks of cure time.

SAVE THE DATE JUNE 4th Upshur Playground Opening & Upshur Pool Party!

In partnership with the 16th Street Neighborhood Association, Joe Vaughn of the ANC405, and Councilmember Muriel Bowser’s office please join the Friends of 16th Street Heights Parks from 12-4 on Saturday June 4th to party in the new playground and celebrate summer at the pool!

We need volunteers to help set up, clean up, distribute food/tickets, and more.

Please contact Carrie at carriellenc@gmail.com to lend a hand!

Come on out and play!

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