January 19, 2016

Update: We are sad to write that Jen passed away on January 6, 2016. This post was originally published Sept 14, 2015. But to honor her memory, we are republishing it now. Jen was an invaluable asset to the Parks Foundation and to the entire Spokane community. She will...

January 19, 2016

Marilyn Thordarson has just taken the reins as president of the Spokane Parks Foundation Board. I sat down with her to find out a bit more about what brought her to us and why she has remained involved!


What brought you to the Spokane Parks Foundation?

Over my lifetime...

January 12, 2016

Frederick Law Olmsted already knew what science is just beginning to prove. In fact, based on how we've built our societies, its something we've known all along - we need nature.


Just picture it...you're having the most Monday of all Mondays. Your stress levels are thr...

January 12, 2016

"Health data shows that as little as 30 minutes of walking a day cuts the incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease in half, lowers the likelihood of diabetes by 60 percent, limits colon cancer by 31 percent for women and reduces risk of dementia, heart disease, depression, ost...

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