Meeting with the community Many neighbors attended our second public meeting! On Saturday, March 2, Friends of Needham Park hosted our second Public Meeting along with Park Pride. Once again, over 20 members of the community attended to learn more about our group and to share their ideas! Survey feedback! With initial survey results in hand, we … Continue reading Design workshop
NPR's Hidden Brain podcast recently published an episode about the importance of greenspace: "Our Better Nature: How The Great Outdoors Can Improve Your Life". In this episode, guest Ming Kuo details the dramatic effect that greenspace has on our well-being—and how parks can actually reduce crime. Give it a listen! 🎧 (Thanks to a member … Continue reading Benefits of greenspace
Posted on behalf of the Needham Park Steering Committee Friends of Needham Park is aware that there is a great deal of confusion and misrepresentation about the intent of our Friends group. We're also aware that another group, the Real Friends of Needham Park, recently distributed a postcard directing people to an online petition. These … Continue reading Clearing up some confusion
Our first public meeting A successful public meeting. Thank you to all who attended! Working with Park Pride, Friends of Needham Park hosted our first public community meeting on Saturday, January 26. Over 20 members of the community turned out in order to have their voices heard. We asked attendees to answer several important questions: What is important to you about the park?What … Continue reading Guiding principles
A huge thanks to the volunteers who came out on MLK Jr. Day (January 21, 2019) to pull some privet, clean up the stream bank, and install some plants to help aid against further erosion. Before - The bank was overgrown with ivy and privet. Before - We'll need more work days, but cleanup is … Continue reading MLK Jr. Day Cleanup
Our first public meeting, to solicit feedback from the community about the future of Needham Park, will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Join us at the Corinth Baptist Church fellowship hall, at 718 McLendon Drive, Scottdale, GA, 30079. At this first meeting, we'll be discussing big ideas for Needham Park. What do you want to see in … Continue reading Don’t miss our first Public Meeting!
The visioning process for Needham Park is underway! Park Pride has just released a survey to gather your thoughts on Needham Park! If you live in the area, please take a few moments to complete the survey. We want to hear from you! View the Needham Park Visioning Survey on SurveyGizmo The survey will be … Continue reading We need your input!
On December 1, 2018, members of the Needham Park Steering Committee toured the park—trudging through the rain!—with Teri Nye (Park Pride). We surveyed the park's natural resources, the lay of the land, and anything we may need to focus on in order to maintain the park for years to come. Take a look at these … Continue reading Walkthrough with Park Pride