We thank Tom and Steve for their support of Urbana Parks through more than a decade of service on the board of the Urbana Parks Foundation. Their service has benefited not only our Foundation, but the Urbana Park District and more broadly the entire Champaign-Urban community.
There is much to love about the city, but I have the Urbana Park District to thank for some of my favorite Urbana memories.
The Phillips Recreation Center underwent a major transformation earlier this spring when the Urbana Park District launched its first ever demonstration kitchen. The formerly small galley space attached to the James Room has now been opened up and updated into a kitchen. The kitchen features an overhead camera with a monitor to enhance the experience for the participants as well …
Truly, the park district is the impetus behind building a community for so many people in so many ways. For me it’s brought pleasure and friendship. I’ll always be grateful to live in a place that embraces people while providing powerful stewardship of our natural resources. Hear more from Renee in this month’s Urbana Parks Foundation blog post.
The UPF Barn Bash was a success – raising over $3,000 in support of Urbana Parks.