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Looking up into a tree canopy
Did you know that a living tree offers tons of benefits? Some benefits of trees are: air pollution removal absorption of atmospheric carbon dioxide energy savings for heating and cooling urban heat island effect mitigation natural storm water management human physical and mental health improvement Because of all the benefits that trees provide, the Cincinnati Park …

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Ezzard Charles Statue Event Kicks Off GoFundMe Crowdsourcing

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People watching Hebenstreit sculpting Ezzard Charles statue.
Cincinnati Parks Foundation is proud to lead the fundraising efforts to erect a statue of Ezzard Charles in Laurel Park. To celebrate the launch of our major fundraising efforts for the project, we hosted a live sculpting event at Taft’s Brewporium on August 15. In attendance was Ezzard Charles II and his lovely wife Inetta, …

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Farewell to Wednesdays in the Woods

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A large crowd at the Burnet Woods Bandstand
Wednesdays in the Woods is an annual free summer concert series at the Burnet Woods bandstand. Celebrating everything great about summer, this series brought friends and families together for good tunes, good food and a great time! Every Wednesday, May 29 through August 7 concert goers enjoyed live music, rotating food trucks, children’s activities and …

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Cincinnati Parks Foundation Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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We are thrilled to announce that the Cincinnati Parks Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator! Charity Navigator evaluates nonprofits based on their “Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency.” This is Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating and indicates our organization “adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient …

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#GameonJuly Pits Parks Against Recreation

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A large group photo of Parks and CRC employees on the kickball field.
We have been celebrating the National Recreation and Park Association’s “Parks and Recreation Month” all July. Partnering with Cincinnati Parks for the #GameonJuly theme, we celebrated with giveaways and scavenger hunts for the public. It was great to bring this month-long celebration to a close with a friendly game of kickball between Cincinnati Parks and …

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