Grand Opening Party for VAPP
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
You are invited to the Grand Opening
of Vernon Avenue Pocket Park
Date: Saturday, April 26 / Time: 9am-12noon / Location: 10-14 W. Vernon Avenue, Phoenix
Enjoy... Read more
You're Making NEWS!
Tune in tonight at 5:30pm (re-run at 10:30pm) to our local PBS station, KAET-Channel 8's show Horizon. The wonderful producers there contacted us a few weeks ago and produced a... Read more
Great Turnout on Saturday!
Thanks for a super turnout at the Official Opening of Vernon Avenue Pocket Park!
It was a beautiful morning and about 100 people turned up to open the park and... Read more
Tomorrow! Official Park Opening
Join the Vernon Avenue Pocket Park community as we celebrate the Official Opening of the park!
Saturday, January 18, 10am
10 W. Vernon Avenue, Phoenix
Kirby Hoyt, Mayor Greg Stanton,... Read more
Pocket Park Official Grand Opening!
Happy 2014 Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers!
It is with huge gratitude and excitement that we invite you to the Official Opening of Vernon Avenue Pocket Park, Saturday, January 18,... Read more
A Tree Grows in Phoenix - well, 13 actually
The installation of Vernon Avenue Pocket Park has begun! Trees were delivered and planted today. Take a look and then come on down tomorrow to see them in person. This... Read more
Watching Grass Grow...and Trees!
Hello Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers-
In spite of my quiet in the last few weeks, the park is moving along at a nice pace. We have selected trees for... Read more
We did it!!
Thank you everyone!! We reached our goal and Vernon Avenue Pocket Park will become a reality! Thank you for your amazing support! Laryn & Chris Blok
We're making it happen. Thanks everyone! We are almost at $18,000 and 80% funded.
Fox 10 news was here this morning. We await the Arizona Republic online article.
Shine... Read more
75% Funded Thanks to YOU!
Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers -
In the last 2 days, we've added almost $3000 to our funding goal! We have $5451 (as I write this), left to raise. Keep... Read more
Everyone Loves a Park!
In 1 day we added $2500 to the pledge total. Thank you!
Keep going... Happy Tuesday, Laryn & Chris Blok
6 days to raise $8400. Let's go friends!
Friends of Vernon Avenue Pocket Park -
It's just numbers. We have been tracking along, but last week was weak on pledges. We have until Sunday, Sept 29 at 12noon... Read more
Crunch Time! Funding at risk
Hello Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers -
We have a little more than 1 week left to fund the entire $22,000 for the Vernon Avenue Pocket Park. It's crunch time. ... Read more
Phx Biz Journal-Vernon Ave Pocket Park
Here's a nice piece of news! Tim Gallen of Phoenix Business Journal wrote a great story about us and the park. Pass it around, please.
Laryn & Chris... Read more
Fifty-Fifty --Let's go!
We are 50% funded (some monies not posted, but pledged) and have 50% of our time remaining to reach our goal. 11 days. $11,000. With lots of good media... Read more
46% Funded! 13 days to go-Time for the final push
Hello Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers!
Thanks for a great weekend. Each of you loves being part of the revitalization of Phoenix. Please take a few minutes to email 10... Read more
We can reach 50% by Monday!
Thank you Vernon Avenue Pocket Park Backers!
We have reached 42% of our goal, or $9400. And this does not count the $450+ we raised today at Fund the Park! ... Read more
Next Saturday in the Park!
Wow, only 3 days in and we're 18% funded! Thanks everyone. To help push things along, we are having a "Date in the Park" next Saturday. Buy a hot dog,... Read more
9% of goal reached in less than 24 hours!
Thank you! Because you see the value in creating a landmark pocket park in midtown Phoenix, we are heading towards reaching our goal after less than 1 day.
There is... Read more
First 4 hours
Wow! In 4 hours we have $700 in pledges. I am grateful and can't wait to see you at the park in November!