ATLANTA, GA, January 16, 2020. The Piedmont Park Conservancy welcomes three new members to their board of directors: Ambrish Baisiwala, CEO & Chairman of Portman Holdings; Douglas A.P. Hamilton, Co-Founder/Managing Partner of Hamilton Investment; and Pat Upshaw-Monteith, CEO of Leadership Atlanta. Ambrish Baisiwala CEO & Chairman, Portman Holdings Ambrish brings over 26 years of global […]
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Winter is the Conservancy’s time to shine! From restoring playgrounds and historical buildings to planting trees and raking leaves (so many leaves…), the Piedmont Park Conservancy is as busy as ever. The winter months are crucial to building the foundation of a healthy park that leads to a beautiful spring, summer and fall to be […]
The Home Depot Foundation renews its commitment to Piedmont Park and the Active Oval ATLANTA, GA, December 31, 2019 – This December, the Piedmont Park Conservancy received a $100,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation (THDF), a renewal of a 16 year commitment to Piedmont Park. THDF renewed its support of the Active Oval, a […]
When winter’s long and cold days descend, it can be hard to wake up in the morning, let alone exercise outside. However, exercising outdoors is good for your body and mind any time of year, especially during the winter months—as long as you pay attention to a few rules regarding safety, gear and the type […]
Jimmy Carter. Changing The Peachtree Road Race Course. A New Relay Race. I “discovered” Piedmont Park by accident. It was 1960, and I was warming up for my race at a track meet at Grady Stadium. I was nervous, the track was crowded and I wanted to run away from the crowd to settle my […]
For October’s Homeschool Day, students of all ages learned the scientific method with the help of Halloween candy.
Over 1,000 humans and dogs alike came to Piedmont Park’s Aquatic Center and Pool to attend this year’s Splish Splash Doggie Bash on October 5 and 6. Ending the summer season with a bang, the Park welcomed four-legged swimmers to take a dip before draining the pool for the fall and winter season. The pool […]
Did you know that it takes approximately 668 gallons of water to make a single soccer ball? Over 663 million people worldwide drink dirty water – that’s twice the population of the United States. #KnowTheCost. This is the message that IBM, in collaboration with the Weather Channel, wanted to spread. The Mill, an experiential and […]
Have you ever walked through Piedmont Park and stopped for a moment to close your eyes and listen to the birds sing? Piedmont Park is home to countless birds and other wildlife. No matter what is happening on the grounds of Piedmont Park, there are little creatures with big stories fluttering through the treetops. In […]
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