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ENformer-May 2018

  EN Announces Phase 2 of Regional Realignment Over the past month, Eastern National has welcomed new talent and congratulated current team members for taking on new roles. As we begin Phase 2 in our regional realignment, we’re excited to announce additional changes to our staff and site structure. These changes align with our Strategic..

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Eastern National donation funds were used to purchase Bloomin’ Junior Ranger badges at the Cherry Blossom Festival.

ENformer-April 2018

EN Continues Cherry Blossom Festival Support in 2018 Chilly weather and delayed peak bloom for Washington, DC’s iconic cherry trees didn’t keep visitors away from the nation’s favorite celebration of spring. Eastern National’s support of the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival, including donation funding for special Bloomin’ Junior Ranger badges and pop-up sales tents, helped ensure..

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ENformer-March 2018

Eastern National 2018 Competitive Grant Recipients Announced Eastern National is pleased to announce the awardees of its 2018 Competitive Grant Program. The Competitive Grant Program provides funding to parks to support the educational, scientific, and interpretive activities of the National Park Service. These 31 partners have been awarded grants in the following amounts for a..

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ENformer – September 2017

Epic Sales Match Epic Total Solar Eclipse at Homestead National Monument of America Event Homestead National Monument of America’s event to celebrate the “Great American Eclipse,” held August 19 – 21, 2017, was a resounding success on many levels, with approximately 30,000 people visiting the park. Over $75,470 in sales for the weekend helped Eastern..

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ENformer – July 2017

Eastern National Announces the 2018 Passport To Your National Parks® Photo Contest Calling all entries to the 2018 Passport To Your National Parks Photo Contest! The contest is open to active National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks. The winning national park photos will be featured in the Passport To Your National Parks 2018 Stamp Series…

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ENformer – July 2017

New Eastern National Store Opens at Blue Ridge Parkway’s Doughton Park Visitor Center A special event to commemorate the opening of the Doughton Park Visitor Center and Park Store in the historic service station located at Milepost 241.1 on the Blue Ridge Parkway was held on June 23, 2017. Community leaders and partners joined the..

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ENformer – May 2017

Eastern National Celebrates 70-Year Anniversary Eastern National marked 70 years of support to America’s national parks and other public trust partners on May 6, 2017. As EN marks this milestone, we are proud to recognize and celebrate its beginnings. EN’s beginnings were in May 1947 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, at a meeting of park historians, who..

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ENformer – April 2017

2016 Annual Report Now Available Online Eastern National’s 2016 annual report is now posted online and is available to view here. This report provides an illustrated narrative of the many different ways that our activities and donations have assisted the National Park Service and the other partners we serve in fiscal year 2016.   Eastern..

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Pictured left to right: Kevin Kissling, Eastern National president and CEO; Calvin Wilson, Families of Flight 93 board member and family member of Flight 93 hero, LeRoy W. Homer, Jr.; Stephen Clark, superintendent of the National Parks of Western Pennsylvania; and David Wagner, EN Mid-Atlantic regional manager. Stephen accepted the Charles S. Marshall Unit Award on behalf of Flight 93 N MEM.

ENformer – March 2017

Eastern National Announces 2016 Award Winners Eastern National is proud to announce the winners of its annual awards for 2016. The awards program was designed to acknowledge outstanding individual achievements and contributions that have had a positive impact on an EN operation or an individual park, thus furthering and promoting EN’s unique relationship with its..

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