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Eight Years in the Making

Eight Years in the Making

The Friends of Raven Rock Bench Program Comes to a Completion Eight years ago, the Friends of Raven Rock, a dedicated group of park supporters, made a pledge to provide 30 benches for the park. These benches were envisioned as a way for visitors, hikers, and riders to take a moment to rest and enjoy the beauty of Raven Rock. The Bench Program began enthusiastically, with ten benches quickly donated by people who love the park. These benches were installed…

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Annual Member’s Meeting

Annual Member’s Meeting

You are invited to Friends of Raven Rock’s annual Member’s Meeting, scheduled for December 9, 4:00PM at the park’s Visitor Center. Refreshments will be served. During the meeting, we will vote on changes to our By-Laws, hear about what’s happening at the park, celebrate our past year’s accomplishments, discuss future work with the park, and elect new board members. All members of the public are welcome, but only members who are up-to-date on their memberships may vote. If you would…

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New Pollinator Garden Opens

New Pollinator Garden Opens

After four years of planning, and some disappointing, but unavoidable delays, the ribbon was cut and the gates were opened to Raven Rock State Park’s new pollinator garden. Liz Thomas, the coordinator of the garden made a speech and gave thanks to Womble’s Hardware, Friends of Raven Rock, others and park staff before cutting the ribbon. Superintendent John Privette gave special recognition to Ms Thomas for all her hard work and dedication to the project. The crowd poured in through…

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