Established in 1979 Friends of City Park is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to maintain and increase the value and importance of City Park as a place of, natural beauty, culture and education for the public.
Through fundraising events and membership, Friends of City Park supports capital needs within the Park. Over the past 30 years monies raised by Friends have been used to refurbish many beloved park attractions including the Botanical Garden, Storyland and Popp Fountain. Friends’ biggest contribution to City Park has been the creation of Celebration in the Oaks, which has grown to become the Park’s largest annual fundraising event.
Friends like you have contributed gifts of time, talent and treasure to elevate the park to its current stature. Today, City Park has never looked better! Please explore our site to learn more about Friends. Every great city needs a great park…that needs great friends! Won’t you join us?
Election of Officers
Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: City Park Board Room in Administration Building
Address: #1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
Slate of Officers:
President – Jacki Palumbo
President Elect – Leigh Thorpe
Treasurer – Lana Lovick
Treasurer Elect – Nancy Decuers
Secretary – Kathleen Smith