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Our January Nonprofit of the Month: Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Foundation

Tuesday, January 23, 2018by  Sharlyn Petit

lynnwood-parks-header.pngPEMCO's Nonprofit of the Month program continues in 2018! The program gives our employees a chance to champion the organizations that mean the most to them, and for January, we head to Lynnwood where our employees nominated and chose the Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Foundation.

The mission of the Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Foundation is to promote and support parks, trails, and recreational programs throughout the Lynnwood community. With programs like Shakespeare in the Park, the Heritage Park Water Tower Project, and the Park Steward Program, the nonprofit is helping neighbors build strong ties to their community.

Here's why Lynnwood Claims supervisor, John A. nominated this organization, in his words:

lynnwood-parks-logo.jpg "With your support, the Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Foundation provides scholarships for low-income youth, seniors, and disabled adults to participate in a wide array of programs. Their programs offer places for play or rest and provide a connection with nature, neighbors, and the community." 

Not only is John a champion of the organization, he also serves on its Board and encourages others to get involved! Volunteer opportunities are available citywide, and specifically for park programs.

Advocates like John are one reason why we're proud to support local organizations like Lynnwood Parks & Recreation Foundation that work to improve the quality of life in our communities.

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