Oversight the Key to Improvements?

An Oversight Committee is being selected in attempts to improve the quality of work to be completed with the bond fund approved during the last election. To find out more, check out the Winston-Salem Journal editorial. We will work to keep you updated once the committee selected and approved and a link becomes available for the...

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Get Out and Vote!

Friends of Hanes Park President Elizabeth “Bibi” Dimmette Coyne’s letter to the editor was printed in today’s Sunday Winston-Salem Journal. Titled “Get Out and Play” it makes the case bond funding intended for our Park and Recreation assets in Winston Salem and urges citizens to vote to approve the funding. The Readers’ Forum: Sunday letters Posted: Saturday, November 1, 2014 5:00 pm   ELIZABETH...

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July 3 Anniversary!

July 3 Anniversary!

On July 3, 1919, P.H. Hanes first proposed a gift of land to the citizens of Winston-Salem for the purposes of schools and park. His gift was later augmented by coordinating gifts from J.W. Hanes and Katherine Reynolds. Their original letters were printed in full in The Union Republican newspaper.  

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Letter to the Editor

Winston Salem Journal, The Readers’ Forum, Saturday, June 28 ELLEN S. YARBOROUGH, Winston-Salem An open park Good news in the June 22 cover feature on Hanes Park — sharing the history, the intentional green welcome and the diversity of activities and enjoyers (“Nearly 100 years old, park needs a face-lift, supporters say”). With walking inventories, park neighbors have clarified restoration needs befitting the original...

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In the News: Nearly 100 Years Old, Park Needs a Facelift

In the News: Nearly 100 Years Old, Park Needs a Facelift

Today, the work we did to assess and compile a Pedestrian Audit in early February gains a wider audience through a feature report in the Winston Salem Journal – Nearly 100 Years Old, Park Needs a Facelift, Supporters Say While thorough, the article only highlights a few of the extensive needs and concerns the Park faces as it enters its next Centennial. Take time to review our Complete Pedestrian Audit to understand more. Our audit...

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