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Goals for 2016

Friends of FDR and Trump State Parks

Goals – 2016

Mohansic LakeOverall goals for the year are 

  • Increase membership and visibility 
  • Solidify the organizational structure 
  • Provide enhancements to the park

All activities will focus on achieving those goals with the idea of keeping the activities low cost, easy to implement, and high visibility. Some activities fall under two categories.

1. To increase membership and visibility

    • Host two walks in the park (First Day Hike, Bird Walk) 
    • Run three larger events to increase ties involvement with FoFDR or to the park (I Love My Park Day, National Trails Day, Friends BBQ,)
    • Table at two events ( Support Connection Walk. Yorktown Street Fair)
    • Invite representatives from groups to attend meetings
    • Post information on kiosks and pavilions about FoFDR

2. To solidify the organizational structure

    • Engage volunteers to take on short term and long term tasks
    • Establish board – need secretary and 4 other board members
    • Improve content and art on website  
    • Increase financial base by having a fundraising letter in December

3. Provide enhancements to the park

    • Build the bridges to connect to Baldwin Road
    • Install fish line disposal
    • Provide educational programs
    • Have interpretive signs such as the history of the land within the park, the CCC, FDR, and environmental issues.