The History of City Park

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City Park, Crown Jewel of the Queen City Do you know how much Denver taxpayers paid for the 320 acres of barren land out in the country to become City Park in 1882? Where did the Zoo’s first elephants, Cookie and Candy live in City Park before their move to the Zoo? What Breckenridge taxidermist donated the collection that started the Denver Natural History Museum? Come find out!!! The History of City Park, presented by Kris Haglund and Liz Clancy, sponsored by City Park Friends and Neighbors Tuesday, July 2, 6pm Messiah Lutheran Church 1750 Colorado Blvd. Free parking behind the

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Introducing new CPFAN President and Board — City Park or Bust!!!!

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¬†Elections were held at CPFAN’s last meeting on May 9.¬† As the new president, I and the other members of the new CPFAN Board want to create a forum for open discussion of matters affecting the ‘classical pastoral character’ of City Park. We also want to address issues related to Denver City Planning and local urban development that effect parks and City Park, in particular.

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Minutes May Meeting

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May 9, 2019
CPFAN Annual Meeting
Board Minutes

The Annual Meeting of the RNO, City Park Friends and Neighbors (CPFAN), took place on May 9, 2019 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1750 Colorado Blvd., Denver CO 80220. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by Vice President, Hank Bootz since President, LaMone Noles was ill and unable to preside. CPFAN members present signed in to the Membership List. They were: Hank Bootz, Victoria Eppler, Stephen Eppler, Maria Flora, Georgia Garnsey, Woody Garnsey, Phil Hainline, Laurence Keith Loftin III, Owetta McNeil, Paula Singer, John Van Sciver and Jacqueline Victor. A forum of 12 was in place for voting purposes.

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