Hana Turner is our April 2014 Friend of the Month. Although, Hana is a relatively new volunteer with the Friends she has dedicated many hours to volunteering with us over the last year. Hana is an avid park user who lives in the community and is a senior at Fieldston High School. Hana has volunteered out in the park and in our office helping us out whenever her busy schedule allows. We are grateful for the time she has donated to the Friends.
How and when did you get involved with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park?
Because of the business of junior year, I never got around to starting my mandatory community service until the end of second semester. I had no idea where to focus my core hours, so when the advisors at the community service office recommended the Friends, I was on board. I’ve always lived by Van Cortlandt Park and the fact that I was able to work somewhere I was very familiar with was an exciting idea. My first assignment was the summer garden crew, which I was able to smoothly fit into and enjoy. Read more »