BENEFITING: ROSE FITZGERALD KENNEDY GREENWAY CONSERVANCY INC
EVENT: 2015 Boston Marathon
EVENT DATE: Apr 20, 2015
The Conservancy is the designated steward of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, a mile-and-a-half of contemporary parks in the heart of Boston that connect people and the city with beauty and fun. The non-profit Conservancy maintains, programs, and improves the Greenway on behalf of the public and in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Conservancy uses organic and sustainable landscape management programs to maintain the parks and features of the Greenway. The Greenway is Boston’s only organically maintained public park and one of a handful of organically maintained urban parks in the United States. The Greenway has a number of offerings for visitors, including seven water features to cool off in, a number of renowned food trucks and carts offering a variety of distinctive, affordable food offerings, as well as one of the largest free public Wi-Fi networks in the Commonwealth. Now open, a new custom carousel with characters—cod, lobster, squirrel, skunk, and more—inspired by the drawings of Boston school children. In addition, the Conservancy offers over 300 public programs and events each year on the Greenway that are designed to attract residents, workers and visitors to interact and enjoy the parks.
For more information please visit www.rosekennedygreenway.org