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Jacqueline Baer
(214) 559-8352
jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

Friends of Reverchon Park, Community To Gather To Beautify, Clean Up Historic Reverchon Park

WHO:
Friends of Reverchon Park
City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department – West Region
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children staff and volunteers
Arborilogical Services, Inc.
Dallas Police Department
PlainsCapital Bank
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Starbucks
ExxonMobil
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Southwest Airlines

WHAT:
Community volunteers will join Friends of Reverchon Park, a nonprofit corporation established to support the historic park, for the 13th Reverchon Roundup held in Reverchon Park adjacent to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC). Volunteers will remove trash, clear underbrush and fallen tree limbs, spread mulch and plant flowers.
TSRHC initiated the Reverchon Park Revitalization Project in 1998 to help make the park cleaner and safer for members of the Dallas/Fort Worth community. The hospital remains an active supporter of Reverchon Park revitalization efforts.

WHEN:
Saturday, March 12, 2011
9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. – Team leaders meeting
9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Registration and orientation
10 a.m. to Noon – Reverchon Roundup
Noon to 1 p.m. – Short program and picnic lunch courtesy of PlainsCapital Corporation

WHERE:
Reverchon Park
(Intersection of Maple Avenue and Turtle Creek Boulevard)
Parking is available at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street (Corner of Oak Lawn and Maple Avenues)
Dallas, Texas 75219

ABOUT FRIENDS OF REVERCHON PARK:
In 2005, a group of concerned citizens formally established Friends of Reverchon Park as a nonprofit corporation to unite the community in support of this historic Dallas landmark. Friends of Reverchon Park is dedicated to educating the community about the 46-acre park and raising funds for the restoration efforts. The group is currently working with the City of Dallas to implement the Reverchon Park Restoration and Development Plan. For more information, contact Rob Elmore at(214) 770-8885 or robelmore@swbell.net or visit www.reverchonparkfriends.com.

HOSPITAL INFORMATION:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation’s leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. Admission is open to Texas children from birth up to 18 years of age, and patients receive treatment regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.
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