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FLORESVILLE -- The Floresville Parks Foundation continues to attempt to breathe new life into the organization after newly appointed members were brought into office in December.

During the organization’s Feb. 27 board meeting, foundation President Doug Jones invited board members to volunteer as points of contact for fund-raising and the prioritization of projects.

Jonelle Pipes and Tomas Robles volunteered for the roles.

“The parks foundation was reinvigorated by then-newly elected city council,” Jones said. “We had a meeting in January, which was our first meeting since 2010. Our purpose in life is to provide the citizens of Floresville -- and all of the users from the county -- beautiful parks, safe parks, and hopefully, downstream, the development of new facilities. We’re going to open our hearts to the community and solicit volunteers for labor and, most importantly, financial support.”

Continuing the theme of revitalization, the foundation board appointed Floresville Parks and Recreation Department Supervisor Alex Treviño as a director of the Floresville Parks Foundation.

Jones said the foundation has made a great deal of progress and will continue to move forward in the months to come.

“We’ve got a group of smart people that through our brainstorming sessions have had a continuation of a theme of what we can do, how we’re going to get there, and obstacles,” Jones said. “When you start covering what you can do and what you can’t do and then figure out what the obstacles are, then you can make things happen.”

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