Archive | September, 2012

3rd Annual Great Steps Walk

Hey Memphis Residents! Put on those Blue Suede Shoes and come out for the NF (Neurofibromatosis) Network’s 3rd Annual Great Steps Walk for NF! Where?  Beautiful Overton Park, of course!  Saturday, October 6 at 10:00 am (9:00 registration).  Please join us for food, fun, entertainment, and great raffle prizes like Starbucks coffee, wine, beautiful paintings, […]

We Are Flushed With Pride Over This Project

We are thrilled to announce that the renovation of the restrooms in the Rainbow Lake Pavilion is currently underway. We are working on plans to install new restrooms near the East Parkway Playground as well. That’s right – you will soon have flush toilets and running water to complete your park experience.  

Barbara J. Motley 5K Family Fund Run

Benefiting Goodwill Homes Community Services, Inc. Featuring Stan Bell, April Thompson, Todd Day, Dr. Beverly Taylor and The Westwood High School Marching Band Goodwill Homes Community Services, Inc. has announced that Stan Bell, April Thompson and Dr. Beverly Taylor, will participate in the “The Barbara J. Motley Family Fund 5K Run”, Saturday, October 13th, 2012 at […]

Limestone Trail Renovation

Runners, walkers, nature lovers and park fans: we know that many of you enjoy the limestone nature trail that loops through the heart of Overton Park. You’ll be pleased to know that Park Friends is partnering with Overton Park Conservancy and Rhodes College to provide much-needed maintenance and renovation of the trail. Park Friends is […]

FedEx Volunteers Paint 27 Picnic Tables

What’s better than having lunch at a picnic table in the shade at Overton Park? Enjoying your lunch at a table that has been given some TLC by people who care about your park. A large group of FedEx employees spent their Friday sprucing up the old picnic tables. The tables were painted with same […]