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Parks Appreciation Day

Aug 30, 2016 10:59AM ● By Today's Family
“Going to the woods is going home.” –John Muir

Come home to your Geauga Park District on Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a variety of activities, meet-n-greets and a FREE hot dog lunch! Parks Appreciation Day will serve lunch at the following parks:
  • Swine Creek Reservation, Lakeside Shelter, with John Oros, executive director – plus fishing
  • Orchard Hills Park, Sledding Shelter, with The Honorable Timothy Grendell, Geauga County Probate & Juvenile Court, and The Honorable Diane Grendell, Ohio 11th District Court of Appeals
  • Eldon Russell Park, Horwath’s Shelter, with Gloria Freno, finance manager, and Brett Bellas, grounds and facilities manager – plus canoeing
  • Observatory Park, Cygnus Shelter, with Sandy Ward, marketing manager, and Lt. Ranger Dennis Sloan – plus Pokémon Go
  • Beartown Lakes Reservation, North Point, with Stephanie Zigman, human resources manager, and Sheryl Hatridge, executive administrative assistant – plus cornhole
Outdoor activities, but no lunch, will also be offered at the following parks:
  • The West Woods, Nature Center, with John Kolar, chief naturalist, Don Lombardy, I.T. manager, and Sharon Gingrich, Geauga County recorder – hike to Ansel’s Cave and bird watching
  • Headwaters Park, Boathouse, with Matt McCue, director of planning and operations – ride your bike on The Maple Highlands Trail
Special thanks to Giant Eagle in Chardon for providing hot dogs for the day.  Lunches also include free chips, a cookie and lemonade or water.

Questions? Call 440-286-9516. Geauga Park District is online at, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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