Announcements and Inspiration from the Legacy Luncheon

Alexandra Cousteau to speak at Legacy Parks Legacy Luncheon

We are grateful that the 2017 Legacy Luncheon for the Parks was another huge success thanks to our amazing speaker and the nearly 1,000 sponsors and Friends who gathered at Seven Islands State Birding Park to support our work. Alexandra Cousteau, the award-winning filmmaker, National Geographic explorer, and global water expert shared inspiration and we made some exciting announcements!

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  • The Dick Family’s Donation of Land Expands Sharp’s Ridge

    • Allen Dick, former local businessman and member of the Dick Broadcasting family, has donated 42-acres of forested land to the non-profit, property that has the potential to expand a city park and provide a recreational connection to residents on the north side of Sharp’s Ridge. According to Carol Evans, Legacy Parks Foundation’s Executive Director, the 42 acres is adjacent to Sharp’s Ridge Veterans Memorial Park in north Knoxville and is nestled between the Lincoln Park more details