The Winamac Park Board has cleared the way for its advisory council to restructure as a “Friends of the Parks” group. Board members passed a resolution Thursday that formally abolished the advisory council. That will allow the group to reorganize as a “Friends of the Parks” group.
What to do with $135,000 raised for Winamac’s swimming pool rebuilding project is expected to be discussed during tonight’s Winamac Park Board meeting. That money was raised through private donations and fundraisers, and placed in a fund at the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. But now that the town has pulled its official support of the project, the park board has to decide what its next steps will be.
The Winamac Park Board’s advisory council may soon transition into a “Friends of the Parks” group. The suggestion was made by the advisory council itself, after members felt they were duplicating many of the park board’s efforts. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is hoping to make it easier for residents to help out with the town’s park facilities. Park Advisory Council Chair Dave Bennett told the park board Thursday that many people and organizations would like to get involved but don’t currently have a method for doing so. Continue reading
Knox’s big August festival might be in jeopardy following an announcement last night that the Friends of the Park Organization would be dropping its sponsorship of the Harvest Days Festival. The organization had been in charge of the three day event for the past six years. Friends of the Park President, Tony Radkiewicz, explained the organization’s decision.