Preston Superstore donates to the Parks Foundation

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Preston Superstore has renewed its commitment and support to the work of the Geauga Parks Foundation under the Foundation’s 2022 Business Partner Program as a Primary Business Partner.

Preston Superstore has renewed its commitment and support to the work of the Geauga Parks Foundation under the Foundation’s 2022 Business Partner Program as a Primary Business Partner.

Preston’s $ 10,000 donation will help the FGP continue its work in supporting Geauga County Parks to fund park and trail improvements, as well as nature education opportunities.

“We couldn’t be more grateful for the Preston family’s commitment to the community and our parks,” said FGP President Adam Henry. “The foundation has some exciting initiatives coming up in 2022, and this partnership greatly contributes to the sustainability of our work. “

Preston Superstore Advertising Director Jackie Preston Franck said her family is thrilled to support FGP again as they continue to promote conservation and nature education projects in the county.

“We know how special it is to have such wonderful parks on hand and with the help of the foundation they will be there for decades to come,” said Franck. “We encourage others to find out what FGP is doing for the Geauga Park District and the county’s community parks.”

In 2022, FGP is launching a grant-making program open to park entities across the county, including municipal, municipal, or county-managed parks. The application process will be announced shortly and available online.

Also in 2022, with the support of the Cleveland Foundation Lake-Geauga Fund, the Paul and Maxine Frohing Foundation and other donors, FGP will finance the construction of a new Pollinator Garden playground in the Frohing Meadows reserve in the Geauga district. Park, in the Township of Bainbridge. This initiative was established to help promote the importance of protecting the habitat of pollinating insects, birds and mammals.

The Geauga Parks Foundation was established in 1990 as the Geauga Park District Foundation and was responsible for raising funds for several iconic Geauga properties and programs: The West Woods, Observatory Park, and the popular Binocular Program. Nature Scopes for fifth graders. Following these successes, the FGP expanded its mission in 2015 to give the foundation the latitude to support all parks in Geauga and, therefore, changed its name to the Geauga Parks Foundation.

“The Trustees of the Foundation are grateful to Preston Superstore as a primary business partner,” said Paige Orvis, Interim CEO of FGP. “There are other opportunities for companies to join the program and align themselves with a trusted name in preserving parks in Geauga County. “

Orvis noted that FGP’s business partner program provides opportunities on several levels for annual partnership or as event sponsors. To learn more about these opportunities, visit http://www.foundationforgeaugaparks.org/pages/partenariats.


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