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  • Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson To Co-Host The 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting | National Park Foundation
    Follow TheNationalTree on Twitter and visit www thenationaltree org for the most up to date event information This year s National Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Thursday December 4 on the Ellipse at President s Park one of America s 401 national parks in Washington D C The ceremony begins at 4 30 p m ET with the National Christmas Tree Lighting pre show co hosted by 94 7 FRESH FM s Tommy McFLY and ABC7 WJLA TV s Jummy Olabanji The event will air on public television throughout the month of December For broadcast times check local listings or the National Christmas Tree Lighting website Presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation the official charity of America s national parks and produced by Bounce AEG the National Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off a four week holiday celebration at President s Park This year s ceremony marks the 92 nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting an American holiday tradition started by President Calvin Coolidge in 1923 Thanks to Google s Made with Code the premier sponsor of the 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting girls across the country will experience the beauty of code by lighting up holiday trees at President s Park Beginning on December 2 girls can head to madewithcode com to code a design for one of the 56 state and territory trees Girls can select the shape size and color of the lights and animate different patterns using introductory programming language and their designs will appear live on the trees Other event supporters are GE Lighting Amtrak Guest Services Inc Hargrove Hudler Carolina Tree Farms Loews Madison Nicolas Holiday and Uber For more information about the event and its history please visit www thenationaltree org and follow the National Christmas Tree on Twitter at TheNationalTree Join the conversation online using the hashtag NCTL2014 ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE More than 20 000 National Park Service employees care for America s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close to home recreational opportunities The National Park Service has cared for the White House and its grounds since 1933 President s Park which includes the Ellipse and Lafayette Park was officially included in the national park system in 1961 Visit us at www nps gov whho on Facebook www facebook com nationalparkservice Twitter www twitter com natlparkservice and YouTube www youtube com nationalparkservice ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service Chartered by Congress in 1967 the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes vibrant culture and rich history and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www

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  • National Park Service And National Park Foundation Announce Fifth Harmony, Patti LaBelle, Nico & Vinz, And The Tenors To Perform At The 92nd Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting | National Park Foundation
    visiting www thenationaltree org Presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation the official charity of America s national parks and produced by Bounce AEG the National Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off a four week holiday celebration at President s Park This year s ceremony marks the 92 nd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting an American holiday tradition started by President Calvin Coolidge in 1923 Thanks to Google s Made with Code the premier sponsor of the 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting girls across the country will experience the beauty of code by lighting up holiday trees at President s Park Beginning on December 2 girls can head to madewithcode com to code a design for one of the 56 state and territory trees Girls can select the shape size and color of the lights and animate different patterns using introductory programming language and their designs will appear live on the trees Other event supporters include GE Lighting Amtrak Guest Services Inc Hargrove Hudler Carolina Tree Farms Loews Madison and Nicolas Holiday For more information about the event and its history please visit www thenationaltree org and follow the National Christmas Tree on Twitter at TheNationalTree Join the conversation online using the hashtag NCTL2014 ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE More than 20 000 National Park Service employees care for America s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close to home recreational opportunities The National Park Service has cared for the White House and its grounds since 1933 President s Park which includes the Ellipse and Lafayette Park was officially included in the national park system in 1961 Visit us at www nps gov on Facebook www facebook com nationalparkservice Twitter www twitter com natlparkservice and YouTube

    Original URL path: http://wwww.nationalparks.org/connect/npf-news/national-park-service-and-national-park-foundation-announce-fifth-harmony-patti (2016-02-12)
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  • National Park Foundation And Subaru Invite You To “Share the Love” For Your National Parks | National Park Foundation
    National Park Foundation as the charity of choice Last year Subaru donated 10 million to participating Share the Love charities and over the course of the six year program Subaru has donated a total of 35 million to charity Due to continued sales growth over the recent years Subaru has increased the total charitable donation for this year s event to an expected 15 million For more information about the Share the Love event please visit www subaru com share For more information on the National Park Foundation and how to support and protect America s national parks please visit www nationalparks org ABOUT SUBARU OF AMERICA INC Subaru of America Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd of Japan Headquartered at a zero landfill office in Cherry Hill N J the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles parts and accessories through a network of more than 600 retailers across the United States All Subaru products are manufactured in zero landfill production plants and Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc is the only U S automobile production plant to be designated a backyard wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation For additional information visit media subaru com ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service Chartered by Congress in 1967 the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes vibrant culture and rich history and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www nationalparks org Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your

    Original URL path: http://wwww.nationalparks.org/connect/npf-news/national-park-foundation-and-subaru-invite-you-%E2%80%9Cshare-love%E2%80%9D-your-national-parks (2016-02-12)
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  • National Park Foundation Partners With Google’s Made With Code On The 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting | National Park Foundation
    is a movement launched in June 2014 to inspire millions of girls to learn to code and to help them see coding as a means to pursue their dream careers Beginning on December 2 girls can head to madewithcode com to code a design for one of the 56 state and territory trees Girls can select the shape size and color of the lights and animate different patterns using introductory programming language and their designs will appear live on the trees Made with Code is a fun and easy way for millions of girls to try introductory code and see Computer Science as a foundation for their futures We re thrilled that this holiday season families across the country will be able to try their hands at a fun programming project said Google s Susan Molinari vice president of public policy and government affairs While national parks are famous for breathtaking scenery and American history there s a lot more to their care than meets the eye National Park Service Director Jonathan B Jarvis said More than ever the National Park Service relies on scientists engineers and good data to take the best care of these special places We want to spark an early love for science and math and match it with a passion for nature and history the National Park Foundation and Google are helping us do just that Presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation the National Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Thursday December 4 2014 at 5 p m Girls can code their own state and territory trees throughout the month of December and visitors can see and code the designs live in Washington D C For event information and talent announcements please visit www thenationaltree org and follow the National Christmas Tree on Twitter at TheNationalTree Join the conversation online using the hashtag NCTL2014 ABOUT GOOGLE Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information Google s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE More than 20 000 National Park Service employees care for America s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close to home recreational opportunities The National Park Service has cared for the White House and its grounds since 1933 President s Park which includes the Ellipse and Lafayette Park was officially included in the national park system in 1961 Visit us at www nps gov on Facebook www facebook com nationalparkservice Twitter www twitter com natlparkservice and YouTube www youtube com nationalparkservice ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service Chartered by Congress in 1967 the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million

    Original URL path: http://wwww.nationalparks.org/connect/npf-news/national-park-foundation-partners-google%E2%80%99s-made-code-2014-national-christmas-tree (2016-02-12)
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  • National Park Foundation President And CEO To Step Down | National Park Foundation
    the National Park Service s Centennial in 2016 as well as provided valuable expertise in improving the financial accounting and investment portfolio of the National Park Foundation Neil Mulholland has demonstrated a true passion for engaging the American people in their national parks and protecting these special places so that generations to come can discover their beauty said Ellen Alberding vice chair of the National Park Foundation s board of directors Neil has also set the Foundation on an exciting and ambitious course to celebrate the National Park Service s Centennial in 2016 and we are grateful for his leadership and vision I am honored to have served as the leader of the National Park Foundation for the last five years and am very proud of all we have accomplished together heading toward this seminal moment in the history of our national parks said Mulholland It has been a distinct pleasure working with the extraordinary Foundation staff the dynamic and engaged board of directors National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis and the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service These dedicated individuals exponentially further the national park cause and all these special places represent and together will leave a lasting positive impact on our national parks for the next 100 years and beyond The National Park Foundation s board of directors will begin a national search to identify a successor The interim president will be Dan Wenk currently superintendent of Yellowstone National Park and former deputy director of the National Park Service Mr Wenk brings considerable experience working with nonprofits including raising 100 million while serving as superintendent of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Yellowstone National Park Mr Wenk will return to his duties as superintendent of Yellowstone as soon as a permanent successor has been named ABOUT

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  • 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting Will Be December 4 | National Park Foundation
    click the TICKET LOTTERY link Those without computer access may call 877 444 6777 TDD 877 833 6777 There are 3 000 seated tickets and 14 000 standing room tickets available through the lottery Entrants can check the status of their requests starting on November 3 at the ticket lottery page Winners will be notified via e mail beginning November 3 The National Christmas Tree Lighting is presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation the official charity of America s national parks Additional information including talent announcements and coverage logistics for news media will happen at a later date For more information visit www thenationaltree org ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE More than 20 000 National Park Service employees care for America s 401 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close to home recreational opportunities The National Park Service has cared for the White House and its grounds since 1933 President s Park which includes the Ellipse and Lafayette Park was officially included in the national park system in 1961 Visit us at www nps gov on Facebook www facebook com nationalparkservice Twitter www twitter com natlparkservice and YouTube www youtube com nationalparkservice ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service Chartered by Congress in 1967 the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes vibrant culture and rich history and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards Find out more and become a part of the national park community at www nationalparks org Support

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  • 8 Friends Groups Selected For National Park Foundation’s Park Partners Project | National Park Foundation
    and stronger partnerships The Park Partners Project is just one way in which the National Park Foundation provides technical assistance and support to national park Friends Groups The Foundation s Park Partners Project helps cultivate and strengthen the broad and diverse community of national park supporters said Neil Mulholland president and CEO of the National Park Foundation We look forward to working together with the 2014 grantees as we continue to grow philanthropic support for the incredible places that tell the story of America The 2014 Park Partners Project participants are Cabrillo National Monument Conservancy California Catoctin Forest Alliance Maryland First Flight Society North Carolina Friends of Florissant Fossil Beds Colorado Friends of Oregon Caves and Chateau Oregon Friends of Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Dakota Nature Fund for National Parks National Rock Creek Conservancy Washington DC To learn more about the various ways that the National Park Foundation supports Friends Groups across the country click here For more information on the National Park Foundation and how to support and protect America s national parks please visit www nationalparks org ABOUT THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION The National Park Foundation is the official charity of America s national parks and nonprofit partner to the National Park Service Chartered by Congress in 1967 the National Park Foundation raises private funds to help PROTECT more than 84 million acres of national parks through critical conservation and preservation efforts CONNECT all Americans with their incomparable natural landscapes vibrant culture and rich history and INSPIRE the next generation of park stewards Support Your Parks Help protect and preserve your more than 400 national parks Give 100 Give 50 Get the Free Owner s Guide Sign up for the latest park news and travel tips and get a free copy of the National Park Owner s

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  • 8 Winners Selected For National Park Foundation’s American Latino Expedition | National Park Foundation
    on her blog XoxoLizza com Ramon B Nuez Jr of Staten Island New York Ramon is a landscape and urban photographer freelance writer teacher father and husband He is also impassioned about nature meditation yoga and family He shares his passions at Ramon B Nuez Jr Photography Vianney Rodriguez of Aransas Pass Texas Vianney is the founder of the award winning blog Sweet Life A proud Tejana she enjoys sharing recipes that are inspired by her childhood memories her Mexican heritage the global food culture that makes up South Texas cuisine and her love of margaritas Staci Salazar of Little Elm Texas Staci describes herself as a daughter sister wife mom and friend Her blog 7 On A Shoestring focuses on lifestyle and family In addition to being a wife and mother her daily grind consists of networking writing photography promoting editing and so much more We look forward to hosting this diverse group of American Latino Expedition participants at Grand Teton National Park said Superintendent David Vela Their stories told through social media will surely broaden an understanding of the wonders of Grand Teton for diverse audiences and help to inspire hearts and minds in the process Their words may also develop appreciation for the cultural significance of all national parks as well as foster future stewards of our collective American heritage The Expedition will focus on education park stewardship outdoor recreation careers with the National Park Service and more Participants will meet directly with National Park Service staff Expenses including air travel lodging and most on site tour and excursion fees will be covered by the National Park Foundation and the 2014 Expedition partners Expedition participants will also visit a local REI store to be outfitted for their trip Established in 2011 the American Latino Heritage Fund of the National Park Foundation works to improve the representation of American Latino heritage in visitors to and the long term stewardship of America s national parks ALHF has provided significant support for the nominations of historic places including César E Chávez National Monument in California and Casa Dra Concha Meléndez Ramírez in Puerto Rico To learn more about the work of the American Latino Heritage Fund and how to support these important efforts visit www ALHF org For more information on the National Park Foundation and how to support and protect America s national parks please visit www nationalparks org ABOUT GO RVING The Go RVing Coalition formed in 1994 consists of RV manufacturers component suppliers dealers and campgrounds Go RVing works to provide the public and media with pertinent information about the benefits of RV travel For more information visit www GoRVing com ABOUT ARAMARK Aramark NYSE ARMK is in the customer service business across food facilities and uniforms wherever people work learn recover and play United by a passion to serve our more than 270 000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day Aramark

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