Emergency Numbers and an Invitation to Join the Park People on March 31

Happy Spring to all our Park Friends,

The park has been active with many friends and neighbors enjoying the beautiful
early spring weather.
Here is a little early notice that our next Park Watch Meeting will be on Thursday April 12.

We invite all of you to become part of what makes our park a beautiful safe place.
We are asking you to report any problems that you notice in the park.
You are always welcome to drop us a line at southshoreparkwatch@yahoo.com

We are also giving you emergency phone numbers, so that you can call things in as you see
them in the park. Thank you.

Emergency phone numbers for South Shore Park.
The day number is 482-4270.
The Humboldt Unit night patrol phone number(339-3963).
The night person caries a cell phone.
If it is a police/sheriff matter please give parks staff a heads up to go check it out.

Some of the things you can report are vandalism, graffiti, suspicious activities.

Here is an invite to all our park friends from the Park People of Milwaukee County.

The Park People of Milwaukee County, Inc.
Friends Group Gathering
Greenfield Park Pavilion
2028 S. 124th St
Saturday March 31
10:00 am to Noon
You and the members of your Friends Group, Park Watch, or Neighborhood Assn. are invited to the fourth annual Friends Group Gathering to be held on March 31st from 10am to Noon at Greenfield Park Pavilion, 2028 S. 124th Street.

The featured speaker will be Laurie Muench Albano, author of Milwaukee County Parks, Wisconsin (Images of America Series), which takes readers on a photographic tour of the area’s earliest parks–town squares and beer gardens established by the early settlers–through the creation of city and county park commissions, to our parks today. Laurie will speak about the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) and WPA (Works Progres Administration) and how their work shaped parts of the Milwaukee County Parks System.

Also present will be park system representatives Guy Smith, Chief of Operations, and Laura Scholesser, Chief of Administration and External Affairs, to talk about somewhat recent work rule changes that open the door to more volunteer opportunities in our parks.

Finally, Park People Board member, Robin Barry, will do a short talk on social networking and website development.

Please remember to pass this email on to your members and as always, it would be appreciated if you would RSVP to jim@parkpeoplemke.org


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