In The Press
How to enjoy the Memorial Park concert? Be prepared for the heat
Legendary guitarist Dave Mason has been touring a lot lately. All of his shows have been air-conditioned. That will change Friday when he appears with Grammy Award-winning singer Sheryl Crow at the annual City of Omaha Celebrates America concert in Memorial Park.
KETV Chronicle: The Gallagher Family’s Gift
KETV Newswatch 7’s Julie Cornell speaks to the Gallagher Family Foundation on their $1.6 million gift to the Omaha Parks Foundation.
Omaha park to undergo $1.2 million renovation courtesy of Gallagher family donation
The Gallagher Family Foundation has donated $1.2 million to the Omaha Parks Foundation for renovations and improvements to Gallagher Park in Benson.
Largest Family Gift Made to Omaha Parks Foundation: $1.6 million
In Rachel Gallagher’s legacy, family continues advocating for parks with a $1.6 million dollar gift to the Omaha Parks Foundation.
Trio of new Omaha park leaders eager to improve accessibility, equity
The trio of Tiffany Regan, Matthew Kalcevich and Debra Parsow has years of experience in parks and recreation, and in the past year, all three began new roles serving the public through Omaha’s parks. They bring unique plans and desires to their respective positions.
Omaha Parks Foundation aims to replace hundreds of damaged, uprooted trees
Hundreds, if not thousands of trees were injured or uprooted in a matter of hours in July 2021. To combat the downed trees and newly naked landscape in many cases, the Omaha Parks Foundation has created the Giving Trees: Helping Restore Omaha’s Canopy initiative, to help raise funds to replant.
Omaha Parks Foundation donates $20,000 to replant trees across metro
I don’t think people realize how many trees are in the city that are ash, and we are set to lose about 14,000 over the next few years due to the emerald ash borer,” Regan said. The city plans to cut down the dying ash trees across the metro. Some trees can be treated but it’s not a cure.