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Friends of Goochland Parks

Friends of Goochland Parks is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer organization whose purpose is to enrich the recreational and leisure opportunities for Goochland County citizens and visitors through its park system and to protect preserve and showcase the parks’ natural and historic features.

Friends of Goochland Parks emerged from a group originally organized as a Task Force of the Goochland Chamber of Commerce who were inspired by this unique opportunity to help residents and visitors rediscover and reconnect to the natural and scenic beauty of the James River, and have served as champions of Tucker Park since its inception.

Projects at Tucker Park spearheaded by the Friends of Goochland Park include a one-mile track,  a 35-space, handicapped accessible parking lot, and construction of the CarMax Cares performance stage (funded by a grant from the CarMax Foundation).

Most recently, the Friends of Goochland Parks has launched a community-wide environmental sustainability initiative, including Goochland Green Day, with funds received from a Dominion Foundation grant.

Friends of Goochland Parks Board of Directors

Officers:

  • President: Mark D. Williams, Environmental Manager, Luck Stone Corporation
  • Vice President/Community: Leigh Dunn, Environmental Planner for Goochland County
  • Vice President/Events: Terry Hazelton
  • Secretary: Bonnie Creasy, Director, Goochland Chamber of Commerce
  • Treasurer: Kathleen Kimmel, CPA, CCFM

Directors: 

  • David Baird, National Marketing Director, Community Public Relations, Capital One
  • Charles Peple, Co-owner, Grayhaven Winery
  • Derenda Reynolds, Member, Goochland County Garden Club
  • Don Sharpe, Insurance Executive and District 4 Representative Goochland County Recreational Advisory Commission
  • Derek Stamey, Deputy County Administrator for Operations, Goochland County
  • Dan Summitt, Goochland County Public Schools teacher
  • Bruce Watson, Director, Goochland County Public Schools Career and Technical Education

Corporate Sponsors

Friends of Goochland Parks is proud to partner with the following corporate donors.

      

Tucker Park at Maidens Crossing is owned and maintained by Goochland County’s Parks,
Recreation and Facilities Management Department.
It is open daily, year-round, from dawn to dusk.