imageThe Friends of Kamalani & Lydgate Park invite you to the 9th Annual National Make a Difference Day Kauai, Saturday October 25th 2014 … a day of fun, friends & volunteerism!

Not only are you personally invited, but you’re also welcome to talk story with any of our fabulous ‘Friends’ who have made this annual event such a growing success!  We welcome the opportunity to bring your audiences, coworkers, friends and family up close and personal with the dedicated volunteers who launched this official local event nine years ago, in conjunction with the national effort(

Thomas Noyes, General Coordinator for National Make A Difference Day Kauai 2014, explains:  “A clean and attractive park is a source of pride for all of us. The Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park coordinate  annual events that enable us to work together, making our island’s most frequently visited park pleasant and refreshing for park users of all ages and abilities. People that help on Friends of Kamalani and Lydgate Park workdays are building connectedness within our community.  That’s very gratifying.”

Please find contact information below to arrange for interviews and additional information.
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Time & Place:
7:30am to Noon
Lydgate Park Main Pavilion
Sign up to volunteer today!  register on-line by clicking here, before noon on Thursday, October 23, and then join us @ the Main Pavilion at Lydgate Park!
Who should attend:
This volunteer community workday engages Kauai residents and visitors alike, of every age and ability.
Work gloves, sun protection, work clothes, and shoes recommended for workforce volunteers.
What to bring:
  • We’ll need to borrow ladders so please let us know if you can bring 6 ft. or taller ladders.
  • To minimize plastic waste, please bring your own reusable water bottle—we’ll provide chilled drinking water throughout the workday.
  • The Friends will serve snacks and an amazing gourmet lunch donated by some of Kauai’s finest restaurants & bakeries!
Mahalo nui loa for helping to make Lydgate Park better for everyone to enjoy!
Jeri Lynne Stewart
Public Information Officer
Friends of Kamalani & Lydgate Park
415. 847. 0373