While the mission of the Friends remains a constant, how we do this continues to evolve. To reflect the energy associated with this transformative stage, the Board decided to update and refresh our logo.
While not leaving the Friends of the James River Park, Katherine Mitchell’s term as our Board President has expired. She has been a constant presence as we created our Master Plan, which will guide our future.
Saturday, October 17th was a good day in the James River Park System and the City Of Richmond. It will be one of those days a Park Superintendent will look back on with a smile and as a reaffirmation as to all the good reasons a person chooses a career in parks.
One of T. Tyler Potterfield’s goals was to connect more visitors to the James River Park. And the bridge named in his honor is a fitting example of that.
We were very fortunate to hold our recent Board meeting INSIDE the Pumphouse, and take a look around.
With over 7 miles of river, annual visitation of 2 million people and growing, and over 600 acres, caring for the JRPS does not rest solely on the shoulders of the 5 full-time staff members. These are the unsung stewards.