parks parks  /ˈpɑrks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913)

Usage(s):

  1. State parks look to volunteers and other funding sources amid massive budget cuts.
  2. Protecting the Parks One problem the park service has always faced is protecting the land for future generations to enjoy.

News

  1. Kennewick Parks & Recreation Department Offers Summer Fun Day Camp

    KENNEWICK, Wash.-- The Kennewick Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Fun Day Camp started this week.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KNDO - KNDU Tri-Cities

  2. Danville Parks and Recreation Enters Park In Contest for $100,000 Prize

    Danville, VA-- Danville Parks and Recreation is asking for your help to win money for Dan Daniel Memorial Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Lynchburg

  3. Parks and Rec wins national award for S.L.I.M.E program

    Columbus’ Parks and Recreation department has received a national award for slime. Well, for S.L.I.M.E., actually.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "National Parks also serve as powerful economic engines for local communities and we hope that promoting visitation will give a small shot in the arm to businesses in the area," Salazar said.
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Ken Salazar Source: The Colorado Independent

  2. "The NASCAR Community is saddened by the passing of Raymond Parks," said NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. "Raymond was instrumental in the creation of NASCAR as a participant in the historic meeting at the Streamline Hotel in Daytona...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Brian France Source: The Checkered Flag

  3. At a White House ceremony, Obama said the law guarantees that Americans "will not take our forests, rivers, oceans, national parks, monuments, and wilderness areas for granted, but rather we will set them aside and guard their sanctity for everyone...
    on Mar 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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