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Dear Friend,
After Frederick Law Olmsted finished designing New York's Central Park, he headed west, eventually arriving in Milwaukee.  Here he proposed a series of parks, anchoring an "Emerald Necklace" around the city.  He envisioned parks as great "Democratizers", places that brought together neighborhoods and people from all walks of life. In our own Lincoln Park, we have so many amenities (sport fields, paddling, swimming, golf etc.) that we cannot imagine what our neighborhoods would do without it.  Yet parks today are being left to fend for themselves.  After decades of "deferred maintenance" they are literally falling apart.  It's up to the citizens to come forward and defend them.  Friends of Lincoln Park holds its Annual Meeting on the first Tuesday in March and it's your opportunity to step forward and be part of this a group of friends celebrating and defending this park.

Safe Parks Enhance Community Wellness

Well used and maintained parks are a great asset to communities. But if they become unsafe, they can be a liability and lose their value. If we want people to continue using the park, the perception of safety is every bit as important as actual safety, This year's annual meeting is an opportunity to speak with game changers who are committed to community and park safety. This great panel will be with us to address and listen to your concerns.  We hope you will join us.
  • County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Kristine Rodriguez, Community Liaison
  • City of Milwaukee - Alderman Ashanti Hamilton
  • Safe and Healthy Streets - Caressa Givens, Wisconsin Bike Federation
  • Community Leaders -
    • Leatha Morse - Residents for Change
    • Andrea Pratt - Rufus King Neighborhood Association
    • Jeanette Wright-Klaus - Friends of Smith Park
Friends of Lincoln Park
Annual Meeting and Presentation

Celebrating Safe Parks and Neighborhoods

Tuesday March 3rd, 6:30 pm,
Lincoln Park Blatz Pavilion, 1300 W Hampton
 
As per our usual Annual Meeting / Celebration, we'll have cake and beverages.  The League of Women Voters will have a voter information table and we'll have updated information about Lead safety.

Join Us and Donate:

Click to joinSince March 3rd is our annual meeting, we'll take a few minutes to Celebrate our 2019 accomplishments elect our board for 2020. Please support our work and click Join Now to start or renew your membership.
Suggested annual membership donations:
$25 Individual, $50 Family, $100 Sustaining,
$250 Lifetime, $10 Student/volunteer/low income
 






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