May 2024 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – May Newsletter Connecting with Nature Series: Running with Nature Join us for our Connecting with Nature series, where we’ll showcase various activities enjoyed by supporters …

April 2024 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – April Newsletter Connecting with Nature Series: Art in the Parks Join us for our Connecting with Nature series, where we’ll showcase various activities enjoyed by …

March 2024 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – March Newsletter Ottawa County Parks Foundation Releases Annual Report Thanks to your incredible support, we’ve managed to channel $463,330 to support the vision of excellence …

February 2024 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – February Newsletter Instilling a Love of Nature Instilling a love of nature begins at a young age.  There are many ways to instill a love …

January 2024 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – January Newsletter The Ottawa County Parks Foundation Board of Directors Welcomes Shelly Stephens and Greg Boynton   Shelly Stephens by Shelly Stephens Shelly is originally from …

December 2023 E-Newlsetter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – December Newsletter Gratitude in Nature Your continued support has helped us provide funding to Ottawa County Parks and Recreation that increases accessibility in our parks, …

November 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – November Newsletter Happy National Gratitude Month! With Thanksgiving around the corner, it is a great time to reflect on what we are grateful for. With the …

October 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – October Newsletter Fall Colors in Ottawa County Parks Fall leaves add a new layer of beauty to nature. The leaves go from green to vibrant …

September 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – September Newsletter Join Us for the Ottawa County Parks Foundation’s Annual Meeting Bench Sponsorship Opportunities along the Idema Explorers Trail Are you looking for a …

July 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – July Newsletter Grand Explorers’ Trail Race Thank you to all of the runners, volunteers, and sponsors who came out and enjoyed two of the great …

June 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – June Newsletter My Story By Shelly Stephens Last spring, I looked forward to my retirement and had a long list of fun things I wanted …

April 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – April Newsletter Supporter Spotlight: Judy Tuttle My initial involvement with Ottawa County Parks was joining Friends of Ottawa County Parks and participating in some of …

March 2023 E-Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – March Newsletter Forest Bathing Have you spent time in a forest listening to the birds? Have you watched the sunshine filter through the leaves? If so, …

February 2023 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – February Newsletter Why We Love Our Parks In honor of February, the month of love, we asked people to share their “love stories”; stories of …

January 2023 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – January Newsletter Ottawa County Parks Foundation Board of Directors Welcomes Jessica Gregory by Jessica Gregory The Ottawa County Parks Foundation welcomes Jessica Gregory to the …

December 2022 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – December Newsletter Bridging Community to Nature “I am so thankful that you took time to teach us about nature. And how nature used to be …

September 2022 Newsletter

Ottawa County Parks Foundation – September Newsletter Supporter Spotlight: Wally and Jane Ewing by Wally and Jane Ewing I, Wally, am an historian. Each park has a history of forward-thinking, resourceful, …