Category Archives: In The Media

CJ Online: Dornwood Park supporters seek birdhouse adoptions

On October 1, 2012 CJ Online published an article announcing that Friends of Dornwood is looking for people or organisations to adopt birdhouses. The adoptions are needed for 50 painted birdhouses to be placed in the park.

The full article can be found here: Dornwood Park supporters seek birdhouse adoptions

 

WIBW: Dornwood Park Gets A Facelift Thanks To Volunteers

Last Saturday, September 22, WIBW reported about the Youth Volunteer Corps members that helped us out in the park. You can watch the broadcast by clicking the link below.

Another WIBW item featuring YVC members that helped cleaning up the park can be watched here:

FOD is winner of July Sunflower Heroes

Kansas First News announced that FOD was the winner of the July Sunflower Heroes.  The winner was determinde by web vote of all the weekly July Sunflower Heroes selected.  FOD will receive $100 check from Certified Transmissions which is issued to each months winner.  FOD is proud that  Kansas First News promoted Dornwood and thanks Certified Transmissions who sponsor this wonderful way of recognizing individuals and organizations who make Kansas a better place to live.

Friends of Dornwood selected as one of the Sunflower Heroes for the month of July!

In June Kansas First News selected Bob Foster, a retired naturalist of the city of Topeka with close ties to Dornwood Park, to be a Sunflower Hero. We are honored and excited to announce that this month Friends of Dornwood was selected as one of the heroes. We appreciate the support that Friends of Dornwood get from the community, government, businesses and the media. The item about Friends of Dornwood, featuring our President Bob Schneider and Vice President Danielle Kruse, was originally aired on July 24, 2012. To watch all the Sunflower Heroes from last month, please go to the KSNT website.

You can vote on the KSNT website for your favorite sunflower hero. Each month $100 will be donated to a charitable organization of the winner’s choice. Click here at the bottom of the page to vote. Voting for Friends of Dornwood can be done till the end of August.

Sunflower Hero: Bob Foster

Kansas First News selected Bob Foster as one of the Sonflower Heroes for the month of June. Bob Foster is a retired naturalist of the city of Topeka, many people might know him as ‘Cowboy Bob’. He gave tours through Dornwood Parks to 1000′s of people from the mid 70′s thru 2000. Kansas First News aired in interview with Bob on June 19. If you missed it, the item can be viewed online: Bob Foster Sunflower Hero.

You can vote on the KSNT website for your favorite sunflower hero. Each month $100 will be donated to a charitable organization of the winner’s choice. Click here (at the bottom of the page) to vote for your Sunflower Hero. Voting for Bob can be done till the end of July.

WIBW reports about Dornwood

Last Wednesday, May 23, 13 News at 10 reported about the efforts to “Bring Dornwood Back”. You can watch the broadcast by clicking the link below. The item about Dornwood by Justin Surrency begins after about 6 minutes.

Local media reports about plans Dornwood Park

The news about our plans with Dornwood park and the support from the Board of County Commissioners was picked up by several of the local media. Find a link to the different items from May 7, 2012 below.

Kansas First News: Beautification of Dornwood Park Kicks Off April 28

On April 11, Kansas First News reported about the efforts to “Bring Dornwood Back” interviewing Sn. Co. Parks and Rec Director John Knight. “We’re working with both the Dornwood Girls Softball Association and the Highland Park Baseball Association in improving their facilities…just bringing Dornwood back,” said Sn. Co. Parks and Rec Director John Knight.

The cleanup event kicks off Saturday, April 21th, with help from service groups like “Keep America Beautiful.”

The full article and video can be found here: Beautification of Dornwood Park Kicks Off April 28