Tag Archives: Volunteer

Great Oak Park – A Park for the People Being Built by the People

    It’s been four short years since Lee and I met at the old Elm Street Bar to discuss ideas on what to do with Heritage Hills.   That abandoned 40 acre parcel had sat dormant for almost 30 years … Continue reading

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Great Oak Park – Review from The Record

Indeed, Great Oak Park has come a long way. Thanks to all who have made the dream a reality the last few years. Read the article from The Record for a great review of the park and the volunteer efforts … Continue reading

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Great Clean-up of 2015

Make the park a fun place for all again! Register for the Great Clean-up on April 25th…

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Mini-Golf Course Found!

Read this article from the Oakland Journal on Monday about the mini-golf course “find”. Contact Mike G or Bill W for details on helping!

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Volunteer Day – Thank You!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to the Gerrard Berman Day School for their volunteer efforts on November 2nd.   As part of their Mitzvah Day, they chose Great Oak Park as a venture to clean and beautify. The park’s renaissance … Continue reading

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2014 – A Summer of Progress!

It has been 26 years since its abandonment, 15 years of negative sensational internet posts and 2 years of formal planning, but now the park is finally beginning to shape up. A lot of hard work has been going into … Continue reading

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“Stuff” Is Finally Happening

After 2 ½ years of meetings, planning, discussions and presentations, work has begun and begun in a BIG way!  Like a whirlwind, the last 4 weeks has brought about the first stages in what will be a park for all … Continue reading

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