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Playground Fundraising Information
The City of Fairview approved The Friends of Bowie Nature Park to collect funds for the playground rebuild project. You can donate by postal mail or online via our PayPal account. You are not required to have a PayPal account. PayPal accepts most major credit cards. Since we are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization, donations to the Friends organization are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.This is an ongoing project and the intent is that this page will remain active until the Playground is open.
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Please note that when donating via PayPal, a percentage of your donation pays for the transaction fee imposed by PayPal (on $10 it's $.52, on $100 it's $2.50). A method for scheduled donations is to have your bank setup an "auto-deduct" or "transfer" to the Friends of Bowie Nature Park Playground account at FirstBank. For additional information on this method please call Fairview's FirstBank at 615-799-7700.
You can also do a direct in person deposit at FirstBank into the Friends of Bowie Nature Park's Playground Fund account. If you use this method please put your name or company's name on the deposit slip so we can acknowledge the donation.
The Playground Fund amount has been removed from this page. This was to avoid any confusion regarding the total amount in the fund. The City has committed $600,000 for the Treehouse Playground project on June 3, 2021 at the BOC meeting. Also $11,634 in the Friends Playground account for the Pork-in-the-Park event in 2019 has been remitted to the City for the Playground Fund as requested by the organizers of the event. Since the Friends now only manage a portion of the total funds it wouldn't be prudent for it to just list a portion of the funds thus possibly causing confusion. The Playground website by the Playground Committee will be given the funds that the Friends manage to include in their total amount. You can go to the Playground website by clicking HERE and scrolling to the Fundraising Thermometer at the bottom of the page.