IN THE NEWS
Posted Central Florida Online Thursday, October 28, 2010
Poinciana Playground Now Open for Play
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Florida Wildlife Federation Recognizes Ryans
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Is that snake poisonous?
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2010
Banana Lake Boat Ramp Re-Opens
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Wednesday, June 23, 2010
WANTED:  Trekker Photos for 2011 Factsheets
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Thursday, June 17, 2010
Banana Lake Boat Ramp Closed for Repairs
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Thursday, May 27, 2010
LAKE GARFIELD BOAT RAMP RE-OPENS
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Monday, May 24, 2010
NEW SIMMERS-YOUNG PARK NEEDED TREES
By Friends of the Parks Foundation (Glenda Mink)

Posted Friday, April 23, 2010
PARKS EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation
Also on:



Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010
2010 Kids' Fishing Derby
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation
Also on:



Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010
"Blind as a Bat" - An Untruth
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation
Also on:  



Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010
2010 TREK TEN PHOTOS ON WEBSITE
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation
Also on:



Posted Wednesday, April 14, 2010
BENJAMIN - BURROW EXPERT
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Monday, April 5, 2010
HOW MANY BURROWS CAN YOU FIND?
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Wednesday, March 31, 2010
DON'T BE LATE FOR EGG HUNTS!
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Friday, March 26, 2010
TREK TEN TRAILS GUIDED HIKE SATURDAY, APRIL 10
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2010
LUNCH WITH PETER RABBIT
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

LAKE ALFRED TO OPEN NEW TRAIL, article by Charles Gonzales
News Chief, November 3, 2009

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2009
TREK TEN TRAILS III KICKS OFF NOVEMBER 14
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation        

Posted Tuesday, July 27, 2009
WHOPPING 83% CHOOSE ALL 15 TRAILS
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2009
IDEAS FOR RECREATIONAL USE OF MOSAIC PEACE RIVER PARK?
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2009
NEW BUG REPELLENT IDEAL FOR TREKKERS
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

Posted Wednesday, July 1, 2009
NEW GPS COORDINATES FOR COLT CREEK CACHE
By Glenda Mink, Friends of the Parks Foundation

"Creative partnership helps youth, parks, plants and wildlife" article by
Marian Ryan on page 8 of the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary
Program Newsletter
HARBOR HAPPENINGS.

Published: Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Guided Hike Planned For Crooked Lake Site
By Tom Palmer, The Ledger

"Park Addition Permits Approved" article by Tom Palmer,
The Ledger, April 21, 2007.
BENJAMIN - BURROW EXPERT
Click on cfo link below for full story.
FRIENDS OF THE PARKS FOUNDATION
515 East Boulevard Street
Bartow,  FL 33830
863-534-4340
Friends of the Parks Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, established to promote and support public parks and recreation
activities in Polk County, Florida and to promote gifts and donations from individuals, organizations and private industry.
Commissioner Jean Reed (second from right)representing the
Polk County Board of County Commissioners, joined Tony Iorio,
Vice President – Development for Avatar Properties (left); Venita
Saunders, Neighborhood Watch Coordinator (second from left);
and Jeanette Coughenour, Manager of the Association of
Poinciana Villages (far right) to officially open a brand new
playground for the children of families who reside in Poinciana
in northeast Polk.  
Click here for complete story.
New Look for IMWYG Dirt Day Shade House at Circle B
CLICK HERE for CFO Story.