"FIXING UP FLORAL" IS....
"...an opportunity to make a difference in our community, create a place for our kids to play and grow safely and benefit generations to come." Derek Draper, neighborhood organizer, Dad
"...in the heart of the neighborhood, and has so much potential to support family health and connection with a simple pause from busy schedules and demands." Lilia Chagolla, Non-profit Health care exec, Mom, Neighbor
“...I’m really looking forward to Floral Park getting some much needed upgrades. The kids in the neighborhood are going get so much joy out of it." Shawn Dollar, Neighbor, Dad, Big Wave Surfer, Guinness Book record holder: "Biggest wave ever paddled into".
"...a wonderful opportunity for the neighborhood, the community, but most importantly the kids! A place for them to grow, play and build lasting community relationships!" Suzie Joseph, Mom, neighbor, Realtor
"...a perfect example of what neighbors can do to build a better future and improve the places we all share and enjoy."
Mariah Roberts, County Park Friends ED, Mom, neighbor
"...provides the perfect space and opportunity to cross-build across communities and provide a safe space for us to all come together." Bella Bonner, founder, Black Surf Club SC, community leader
"...would be the perfect place for me to meet a neighborhood friend to say hi. We should invest here because it needs improved accessibility so everyone can benefit." Brenda Gutierrez, Commissioner on disabilities, organizer
"...unique! How often do we find a park that is walkable for people from every part of our socio-economic continuum? This is truly a place where everyone belongs." Terry Corwin, County Park Friends Board Chair, neighbor, Grandma