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Pints for Parks: A Celebration for Park Enthusiasts

“Pints for Parks” is expected to draw 300 attendees and will support the growth of Park Pride’s Volunteer Program, which surpassed providing 500,000 hours of volunteer service in parks and was voted “Best Volunteer Program in Atlanta” by Creative Loafing readers last year. Read more about Pints for Parks

Atlanta considers proposals to monetize public spaces

The decision to team up with private companies to monetize public space is motivated chiefly by the city’s financial struggles — in particular, its $900 million infrastructure backlog. Through ads, city officials hope to generate at least $5 million in new revenue each year. - Read more about the proposals

2015 Inspiration Award Winners

On Monday, March 23, 2015, Park Pride announced eight recipients of the 2015 Inspiration Awards. The Inspiration Awards annually honor leaders who inspire others to expand and improve public parks and greenspaces and work to raise awareness about critical, relevant issues. Read more about the awards

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Call to take survey

Park Pride annually coordinates over 17,000 hours of volunteer service in parks. Grab your shovel and your gloves, because now is YOUR chance to get your hands dirty at one or more special volunteer opportunities. Click the links below for more details on each volunteer workday - see you in the park!

Mountain Way Common
Saturday, August 8
9 am - noon

Constitution Lakes
Saturday, August 22
9 am - noon

Zonolite Park
Saturday, August 29
9 am - noon

Vote for Park Pride!

Vote for me Badge

Park Pride organizes over 17,000 hours of volunteer service in City of Atlanta and DeKalb County parks annually, working with thousands of volunteers! Support this program by spreading the word - VOTE for Park Pride as having the BEST VOLUNTEER PROGRAM in Creative Loafing's Best of ATL survey!

Best of ATL Survey

"Best Volunteer Program" is in section 4 of the survey: Cityscape. While you're at it, submit YOUR greenspace to win "Best Intown Park," "Best Community Garden," "Best Local Place to Commune with Nature," etc.

Pints for Parks

Pints for Parks

Thanks to all who joined all the park (and beer!) enthusiasts at Pints for Parks at Orpheus Brewing on Tuesday, June 16 from 6-9pm, benefiting Park Pride’s Volunteer Program. We had a fun evening of tasting unique beers at Orpheus Brewing, enjoying the views of Piedmont Park from the patio, a silent auction, plus great company and networking with community members who love parks and volunteerism.

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