Author Archives: Mary Ann Kelly

About Mary Ann Kelly

President, Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc.

Let’s Play in the Park! Join us for a Children’s Pumpkin Painting!

Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc. (“BPC”) is initiating a series of Children’s Play Days in Brookhaven Park!  Play promotes healthy child development. Unstructured free play is the best type of play for a young child since it allows children to use … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Provides Grant to Brookhaven Park Conservancy

Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc. (“BPC”) is pleased to announce it has received a $1,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank in connection with its Community Connection Grant Program. Thad Ellet, Board Member of BPC, accepted the award in a Days of … Continue reading

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Got Dog?

Join the fun! Brookhaven’s second annual Bark in the Park takes place in Brookhaven Park Saturday, June 4 from 10am – 2pm. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy music, dog trick demonstrations, dog-related vendors, pet adoptions, food trucks and beverages! … Continue reading

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THANK YOU Volunteers!

A big thank you to all the volunteers who turned out to help us celebrate Earth Day by improving Brookhaven Park. In addition to BPC board members, we had 19 community volunteers that joined us, including 7 from Oglethorpe University, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day by Volunteering at Brookhaven Park!

Brookhaven Park Conservancy has partnered with PARC Brookhaven to host a volunteer work day in the Park to celebrate Earth Day. Please join us if you can! Now that the sheep have cleared many overgrown areas in the Park, we … Continue reading

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Know Someone Looking for A Summer Job?

The City of Brookhaven Parks and Recreation is now hiring summer lifeguards and pool managers. No previous lifeguard training needed Murphey Candler, Lynwood, and Briarwood Park Pools Great pay $8 to $12/hour Free training provided (American Red Cross Lifeguard Cert./First … Continue reading

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City Council Defers Action on Master Plan for Brookhaven Park

Final Master Plans for all the Parks except for Brookhaven Park were presented to the City Council at its Work Session yesterday, February 9. Liz Cole of Greenberg Farrow, the engineering firm that the City contracted with to create the … Continue reading

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GreenbergFarrow Reviews Next Steps for Planning Process

Liz Cole and Mack Cain of GreenbergFarrow, the engineering consulting firm working on Brookhaven’s park master plans, made a presentation at the December 15, 2015, Brookhaven City Council Work Session on the status of the City’s park master plans and … Continue reading

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City’s Ownership of Brookhaven Park is Moving Closer

Mayor Rebecca Chase Williams announced that the DeKalb County Commissioners have committed to Brookhaven’s leadership that it will vote on the transfer of the back parcel of Brookhaven Park and the Osborne park land at the first County Commissioner meeting … Continue reading

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Master Plan Drafts to be Presented to City Council

The first draft of the master plans for ten of Brookhaven parks will be presented at the City Counsel afternoon work session on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The session will be held at City Hall at 3:30pm. These plans were presented … Continue reading

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