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Fundraiser to Benefit the SEED Classroom

  On Saturday, March 24th the Foundation co-sponsored a Wine & Cheese Fundraiser with Montgomery Parks, the Friends of Black Hill Nature Programs, and the Friends of Ten Mile Creek. Held at the Black Hill Visitor Center, the event raised funds for an exciting new project that
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Private Funds Support Western Grove Urban Park

Working with the Friends of Western Grove Urban Park and Chevy Chase Village, the Foundation helped raise over $140,000 in private funds for the construction of a new park along Western Avenue. Donor contributions supported many of the charming amenities that dot this two-acre oasis.
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Generous Donation to Create New Garden at Brookside Gardens

Thanks to a gracious donation from Tom Comstock, a new garden will soon be added to Montgomery Parks’ premier public garden, Brookside Gardens. To be named the “Harry T. Dewey Memorial Garden,” the new feature will enhance the bank of the Aquatic Garden pond, which can be viewed from
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Saving Westmoreland “Little House”

When Montgomery Parks was forced to consider demolishing the Little House in the Westmoreland neighborhood due to the poor building conditions, the community wanted to save it. For years they had used the small building as a community center, but it would take almost $200,000 to renov
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Derek Park Memorial Field at Meadowbrook Local Park

    After the devastating loss of their eldest child, 14 year-old Derek, Chong and Marie Park wanted to find tangible ways to honor and remember their dear son.  We first met Chong in their neighborhood at Norwood Park.  The family wanted to install a Tribute Bench near a tree [&
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