THE FRIENDS OF CEDARS OF LEBANON STATE PARK IS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG PAYBACK!
The annual giving day The Big Payback begins tonight Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 6:00 PM and continues until 6:00 PM on May 5. The Friends is excited to participate and join in on the fundraising event that unites Middle Tennessee each year.
The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide giving day which shines a spotlight on LOCAL giving and motivates Middle Tennessee to “give back” to nonprofits in a big way.
This 24-hour online giving event helps our Friends organization to raise funds. This year The Friends are purchasing a Ranger Crew utility vehicle and will donate it to the park for use by The Rangers, the Maintenance staff and our Camp Hosts. Please help us by donating $10.00 or more between 6 PM Wednesday May 4 and 6 PM Thursday May 5. We thank you.
The 44th Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade Wildflower Festival at Cedars of Lebanon State Park is on Friday April 29, 2022 from 7-9 PM and Saturday from 7 AM to 4:30 PM, concluding with the Owl Prowl at 7 PM. (see attached flyer for specific information.)
The Friends of Cedars of Lebanon State Park is helping with this event by providing refreshments at the Cedar Lodge on Friday evening and assisting with Saturday events by:
distributing handouts and instructions at various information tables near the Nature Center at the park between 10 AM and noon on Saturday.
Assisting with children’s butterfly craft activity behind the Nature Center between 10 AM and noon on Saturday.
Assisting with the coneflower painting project at Sadie Farm between 12:30 and 2 PM at Sadie Ford Farm.
If you can volunteer to help with these activities, please contact: Margaret Ann Trail at email@example.com; or Connie Barrs, Membership Coordinator at Cedars of Lebanon State Park, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends who volunteer at least two hours at this event will be provided lunch by Kim Sadler, MTSU Center for cedar Glade Studies.
We hope you, your family, and friends will attend this Festival and participate in the hikes, walks, educational events.
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