A New Chapter Begins at Eastern National: Introducing America’s National Parks Eastern National is making some exciting changes to our family of brands. Beginning in 2019, we’ll introduce a new name to our park visitors and partners at the store level: America’s National Parks. Read more… How Eastern National Extends the Visitor Experience from..
EN Launches Philanthropic Branch June 2018 Earlier this month, Eastern National launched a new philanthropic branch. This milestone event marks a significant change in the way we support our park partners. Since our founding in 1947, we have been a traditional cooperating association, operating educational retail outlets. In line with this launch, we’ve also begun..
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..
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..
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..
Passport To Your National Parks 2018 Photo Contest Winners Announced Eastern National is proud to announce the 2018 winners of the annual Passport To Your National Parks® photo contest. The contest is open to National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs). Ten photographs of national parks are selected and featured on the Passport To Your..
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..
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…
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..
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..