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Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News July/August 2019

Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News for July/August 2019 Summertime Volunteer Appreciation Brunch hosted by First Watch Lakes Park Ambassadors Bonnie Ryan and Kathy Busick mingle with other volunteers at the Train Museum for a brunch sponsored by First Watch After the snowbirds have flown north for the summer, a handful of stalwart [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:46-04:00August 8th, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Parks & Rec, Scarecrows in the Park, Train Museum, Volunteers|Comments Off on Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News July/August 2019

Girl Scouts, OneTree.org plant 60 new trees at Lakes Park

Girl Scouts, OneTree.org plant 60 new trees at Lakes Park Local Girl Scout troops teamed up with OneTree.org to plant 60 trees (17 varieties!) at Lakes Park in Fort Myers. Local Girl Scout troops partnered with OneTree.org to plant 60 new trees at Lakes Park earlier this month. 17 different varieties now grow [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00June 28th, 2019|Blog Post, Fragrance Garden, Parks & Rec, Trees, Volunteers|Comments Off on Girl Scouts, OneTree.org plant 60 new trees at Lakes Park

Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019

Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019 "Season" is over and our snowbirds/seasonal residents have all headed north once more. But before the action wound down, the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park buzzed and hopped with activity throughout the spring. Botanic Garden tours end for the season April saw the end of our monthly Botanic [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00May 12th, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019

LPEF’s own Sue Moore honored by local media

Sue Moore, 2017. Photo: Phil LeBoutillier LPEF's own Sue Moore honored by local media Long-time Lee County volunteer Sue Moore has served on the Board of the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation for years. Now she has been honored by local media on the occasion of her 80th birthday. Earlier this month, Sue was [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:48-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Events, Volunteers|Comments Off on LPEF’s own Sue Moore honored by local media

Girl Scout Gold Award project – Pollination Station at Lakes Park

Girl Scout Gold Award Project - Pollination Station at Lakes Park Katherine Poinsett, senior at Estero High School and Gold Award applicant from Girl Scout Troop 245 in the Gulf Coast Florida Council Girl Scout Katherine Poinsett is working on her Gold Award by volunteering to add a Pollination Station to the Children's [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Girl Scout Gold Award project – Pollination Station at Lakes Park

*UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019 The Lakes Park Community Garden harvests fresh produce twice monthly during the growing season.  Several dedicated beds provide for fresh food donations, and Community Garden members contribute any excess food they have grown. During these harvests, the Community Garden volunteers also collect canned and boxed food donations from [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on *UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

Plant sale in the propagation and potting area of the Fragrance Garden to be held Wednesday January 30th, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019 The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation will host a plant sale in the Lakes Park Botanic Garden, Wednesday January 30th, 2019 from 9:00 AM [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Fundraising, Volunteers|Comments Off on EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

December 2018 - Happenings around the Park Volunteers - We kicked off the month with a December 5th brunch in honor of all "Lakes Park Ambassador" volunteers. Your dedication helps to make Lakes Park THE place for families to gather and play in Lee County. Ambassadors from the Train Museum, the Botanic Garden, the Nest, [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00December 25th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Children's Garden, Events, Lakes Park Farmer's Market, Lee County Bird Patrol, Parks & Rec, Train Museum, Volunteers|Comments Off on December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park's Botanic Garden On November 2nd, the United Way sent a team of volunteers from the Gartner Group to help Foundation volunteers in the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. Dubbed a "Day of Caring", the United Way describes this service event as follows: "The United Way Day [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

Community Garden - Inaugural Work Day, October 2018 Have you ever wandered by the Community Garden and marveled at how neat and pretty it is? That's because the Park has the best volunteers ever! The first official work day of the 2018-2019 growing season was held on October 8th. Community Garden members gathered to weed-whack, [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00October 8th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

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