Beautiful parks, trails and outdoor spaces make our communities more vibrant places to live, work and play—and Hendricks County has some of the best amenities our great state has to offer!
Our mission at the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is to ensure the livelihood and longevity of our community’s incredible parks. We do this by raising funds to enhance the cultural, recreational and natural resources of Hendricks County public parks.
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The 2023 Summer Fun Run Kicks off with a Bang!
The 2023 Summer Fun Run & Walk kicked off last week at Talon Stream Park in Plainfield, and wow, what a turnout. It was a toasty day with temps in the 90s, but the scenic 3-mile trail offered plenty of shade, and our sponsor of the week, Banning Engineering,...
The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County Awards $47,000 in Grants to Parks
Five parks in Hendricks County to make improvements with new grant funding HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN – The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County (PFOHC) awarded $47,000 in grants to public parks from the Gary Emsweller Parks & Trails Fund. Gary Emsweller is a lifelong...
Park Director Spotlight: Shelby Marshall, Avon Parks and Recreation
Shelby Marshall started as the Avon Parks Director in August 2022. She is a great fit for the role and initially accepted the position because the job, community and staff all aligned with her passions, career goals and the work-life balance she was striving for with...
From installing splash pads and updating playgrounds to planting trees and funding educational programs, the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is committed to providing important resources to parks throughout our entire community.
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