Each spring, Raleigh’s Parks & Recreation Department celebrates the awesome volunteers that are so important to the success of our parks, community centers and greenways. The awards honor the memory of Fred Fletcher, Sr., who gave 54 years of service to our city’s Parks & Recreation department. This years awards were presented at the Fletcher Opera Theater on May 12th. Below is content from the 2011 awards program. All photos and content courtesy of Raleigh Parks & Recreation.
There’s a lot going on at Eastgate this year. The old bridge and pier in the pond have been removed and the outdated playground has been scrapped. But next week, I’m joining a bunch of volunteers, sponsored by the Realtor Foundation of the Triangle, to install a new playground in the park. Continue reading “Eastgate Park”