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PFOHC Board Spotlight: Matt Browning

PFOHC Board Spotlight: Matt Browning

Like all nonprofits, the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County is led by a board of directors. But let us be clear—this isn’t just any board of directors; it’s one of the best. (If we do say so ourselves.) Our board members are well-connected community leaders who have...

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The Great Outdoors and Your Mental Health

The Great Outdoors and Your Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and on the surface, it might seem strange for a parks foundation to cover this topic. But stay with us, because the two have more in common than you might think. This past weekend was beautiful! If you went outside and felt the...

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A Love for Education and the Environment: PFOHC Board Spotlight, Carol Wood

A Love for Education and the Environment: PFOHC Board Spotlight, Carol Wood

The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County (PFOHC) is fortunate to have a strong board of directors who care deeply about the health of our community and the environment. These individuals are dedicated to ensuring the livelihood and sustainability of our Hendricks County parks and trails. Longtime Hendricks County resident Carol Wood is one of these dedicated individuals, and we are grateful to have her on the PFOHC Board.

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On your mark, get set, go!

On your mark, get set, go!

Plans for the 2021 Summer Fun Run are underway! Last year’s virtual event was such a hit we’re bringing it back for this year’s edition. Right now, our team of staff, board members and community volunteers are working hard behind the scenes to ensure you have another...

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Summer Fun Run Goes Virtual for 2020

Summer Fun Run Goes Virtual for 2020

Running and walking are not canceled… and this year we welcome even more members of our community who are experiencing the trails around Hendricks County. This event, now in its 12th year encourages you to find a new trail or head back to a favorite, all while...

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Pancake Breakfast Cancelled for 3/14/2020

** Update 3.13.2020** The outdoor festival has now been canceled as well.  Members of our board met and have decided to cancel our pancake breakfast for this Saturday. Due to this event being inside with numerous volunteers handling food, we want to be overly...

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Gift Guide to Explore Your Local Parks

Gift Guide to Explore Your Local Parks

  Last year we bought our girls scooters for the holiday season, which seemed a little crazy in the middle of winter, but the first day of spring was not too far away and we were ready to try out the Skatepark in Plainfield.  With all of the amazing,...

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