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The Current Park Board Volunteer Members would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Friends of The Park. These are the many people - residents and corporate citizens - whose generosity of money, time, talents, and personal efforts have contributed to our ability to develop, maintain, and improve our park. We could not do it without you!


-The many men and women who have given their time and energy to mowing and weed-eating and showing up on workdays to beautify our park. We truly could not exist without your personal effort.

-Katie Cornell for resuscitating our website!

-Rob Pugh of Farm Bureau Insurance for providing copies for park information.

-Utilities, Inc for your generous donation of $500.00! for our new storage building.

-The generous donations given by Bent Creek residents - thanks to you we can pay our bills and maintain and develop our park.

-Karl Propst for donating the shade arbor over the sandbox.

-Domesticated Outlaws for the music and dancing at the Summertime Celebration.

-Sam’s Club for donating $50.00 towards our Summertime Celebration supplies.

-Chelsea and John for donating the use of your outdoor movie projector.

-Lowe’s Home Improvement for a very sweet discount on supplies for park maintenance and the excellent service we received.

-Warren’s Buildings for discounting the storage building and giving us excellent service.

-Susan Roderick and Asheville GreenWorks for your continued support.

-Thomas Minton, Gabe Holguin, Kris Bedsaul, and Mike Dale for hosting the sports events that promote and benefit our park.

-Waste Pro Garbage Disposal Service for providing FREE weekly trash service to the park, and thanks to Katherine Propst for making this happen.

-Morris from Bent Creek Small Engine repair for servicing our push mower…again and again.

-Bill and Kari Williams of Williams Family Dentistry for providing water and fruit for the participants of the Suburban Assault Series Family Sports Festival.

-Day of Caring Workers: volunteers from Eaton Corporation, Mike and Debbie Turner, Ray Tranthum, Sue Lyons and her children, Scott Huffman and his children, Amy, and Jim Kelly.

-Fed Ex (formerly known as Kinkos) for providing friendly service at a discount.

-Daniel Clere of  WNC Nature Center and Steve Schmeiser of Mountain WILD -  for blessing us with such a wonderful presentation of facts and props and live animals. This was an event enjoyed by all ages!

-If we have missed you, please know that you are appreciated - we might just be old, tired, overworked and underpaid. Thank you for understanding.