Friends of  Washington Park 


A Sad Day for Washington Park

     The Friends of Washington park has lost a member and friend. On Saturday, October 11, 2008, Jody Brooks, founding member, passed away due to natural causes. He was 34 years old. The wake was held on Friday, October 17, 2008, 6-8 pm. The memorial Service was held on Saturday, October 18, 2008, 3-5 pm. Both services will be held at the  Murray Brothers Funeral Home, Inc. located at Cascade Chapel, 1199 Utoy Springs Road, SW  Atlanta, GA 30331. The home can be contacted at 404-349-3000 or

       In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to an organization that was very near and dear to Jody's heart: *Friends of  Washington Park (FoWP).*  Jody resided in Washington Park and served as Programming Committee Co-Chair for FoWP.

     We would like to send our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and all who loves him. FOWP's goal is to raise funds to hold an annual community event in Jody's honor. The event will be held in the park and will do what Jody did best—bring people together.
Please Make Checks Payable to: *Park** Pride-Washington Park*
 *Please note that your contribution is in memory of Jody
*FoWP has partnered with Park Pride, a 501(C)3; therefore,
 all donations
 made to FoWP are tax deductible.***

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Please Mail Contributions to:
Allison Barnett
c/o Park Pride
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue, NE, 8th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308