EN Launches Philanthropic Branch 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 the search..
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..
Megan Shelley Cartwright Appointed as New Chief Operating Officer for EN On January 30 Eastern National’s board voted to promote Megan Shelley Cartwright to Eastern National’s Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Filling this position is part of the organization’s regional realignment and will allow increased capacity for Eastern National to support the people, resources and..
Eastern National Hosts Holiday Pop-Up at Saugus Iron Works In early December Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site and Eastern National joined forces to host the site’s very first off-season open house and pop-up shop. Dubbed “Broadhearth” after the large colonial revival house that artist Wallace Nutting built, the pop-up was designed to highlight Nutting’s..
New Eastern National Midwest Region Further Strengthens Field Support, Capacity, and Service to Our Partners This fall, Eastern National begins phase two of the implementation of a realignment of its regions to better serve our staff and partners. Phase two will impact the parks EN serves in the Midwest and Northeast regions. Over the next..
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…