Become a Friend

Support the Ingham County Parks through an Annual Friends Membership.

The Friends of Ingham County Parks organized and incorporated in 1999 as a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation.  The Friends are positioned to accept gifts and bequests which will be held for transfer to the Parks Department until the time when they can be used to their greatest advantage.

Give back to nature through gifts of Land or Cash; or by naming the Friends of Ingham County Parks in your Will, Trust, Insurance Policies and/or IRA’s.

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Seeking New Board Members

The Friends of Ingham County Parks (FRIENDS) a non-profit organization is seeking individuals from the community to join our Board of Directors.

Ingham County Parks:  Burchfield Park, Hawk Island Park and Lake Lansing Parks North and South.

Mission: THE FRIENDS OF INGHAM COUNTY PARKS support, identify, plan, fund and implement improvements within the Ingham County Parks. Through active citizen involvement and in conjunction with the Parks Department we provide financial assistance to support park operations that enhance the quality of life for park visitors.

Active board members may contribute to the FRIENDS Board in a host of ways by facilitating or arranging meetings with potential donors, chairing a sub-committee, volunteering at events or offering professional services to the FRIENDS that will advance and support the FRIENDS mission. Board members are asked to serve a three year term. The FRIENDS Board meets four times annually and may set additional special meetings should a need arise.

The Friends of Ingham County Parks is a 501 (c) (3) organization.  The FRIENDS were established in 1999 and have raised over $600,000 for the parks including funding for playgrounds, land acquisitions, drinking fountains, wheel chairs, school field trips, camp scholarships, and concert programming for the Lake Lansing Band Shell.

For more information visit our website at www.friendsofinghamcountyparks.org or call Maricela Deehan at 517-515-3322 or marivillav@gmail.com.

Check out a few of our Silent Auction items – Cuisine – Aug 7th

Come bid on some awesome offerings! 

Ace Hardware – Ornamental Sprinkler – Cute!

Baryames – $25 gift card

Belle Tire -$50 gift card

Burgdorf Winery – Wine Tasting

Creative Wellness –  (2) One Hour Massage Gift Certificates

Curves of Haslett – (5) One week Membership Passes

Deck and Shake – 5 gallon pail deck sealer

Douglas J Salon – $50 gift card

Graff Chevrolet – Gift Package w/ oil change/chair and cooler

Granger Waste – (2) 6 mos Curby Service

Lansing Lugnuts – 2 Game Tickets, player statue, baseballs

McKearney Asphalt – $500 gift certificate for driveway sealing

Meridian Chiropractic – Initial consultation and treatment

Michigan Princess – $25 gift card

Potter Park Zoo  Annual Membership

Snap Fitness – Jim Alquiza – (1) Individual and (1)Family Memberships

Soldans – $25 gift card

State Room – $70 gift certificate

Cuisine in the Park – Tickets on Sale!

Thursday, August 7, 2014 – 6:30 – 9:30 pm – Lake Lansing Park – South

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Buy Now Button One Person $45
Buy Now Button Two People $80
Buy Now Button Group of 8 – $240

Big Willy Band – Hors d’oeuvres – Beer – Wine – Silent Auction – Good Company

Thanks to our AWESOME sponsors!  Adams Outdoor Advertising, Image Creative Group, BRD Printing, Artist Barbara Hranilovich, Information Systems Intelligence, Plante Moran Financial Advisors, Physicians Health Plan, VanAtta’s Greenhouse & Flower Shop, Bill MacLeod | Coldwell Banker Hubbell Briarwood and Meyers & Klein Pediatric Dentistry | Snap Fitness of Haslett | McKearney Asphalt | Playmakers | UPS

Cuisine in the Park – Tickets on Sale!

The Friends of Ingham County Parks Present: CUISINE in the PARK

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 

6:30 – 9:30 in the evening

Lake Lansing Park – South

Come enjoy an evening fundraiser in the park to benefit Your Ingham County Parks!  Sip on a glass of wine from our local Burgdorf’s Winery or a tasty Michigan Beer.  Enjoy delectable hors d’ oeuvres from Morton’s Fine Catering and be tempted by some exciting offerings in the silent auction.  This years auction will include items from the State Room, Douglas J, Ace Hardware – Haslett, Potter Park Zoo, Creative Wellness, Curves and more!

We thank our SPONSORS who make this night possible!  Image Creative Group, Artist Barbara Hranilovich, Plante Moran Wealth Management, Physicians Health Plan, VanAtta’s Greenhouse & Flowershop and Bill MacLeod | Coldwell Banker Hubbell Briarwood.

Sit back, enjoy the music and beautiful view of Lake Lansing.  Tickets on Sale now!

Buy Now Button One Person $45
Buy Now Button Two People $80
Buy Now Button Group of 8 people $240