Friends of Hemming Park



FOHP Leadership Talk Future of Hemming Park on First Coast Connect

On Monday, August 8 interim CEO Bill Prescott and President of the Board Dr. Wayne Wood sat down with First Coast Connect host Melissa Ross to discuss the future of Hemming Park. Watch the video below.

Friends of Hemming Park Announces New Leadership

This morning the Friends of Hemming Park (FOHP) board of directors announced a change in its leadership team. Bill Prescott, principal with Heritage Capital Group and former Jacksonville Jaguars CFO, will take over on a voluntary basis as the interim director of the nonprofit organization, following the resignation of CEO […]

New Strategies for the Future of Hemming Park

Friends of Hemming Park was created in 2014 to revitalize one of our citys oldest treasures. Hemming Park, Jacksonvilles official public square and the front door to City Hall, had been desolate and underutilized for decades creating an eyesore in the heart of Downtown. As a small, startup nonprofit weve […]

City Council to Decide Hemming Park’s Fate

  Tomorrow night?Jacksonville City Council will vote on whether to release $250,000 in funding already earmarked for Friends of Hemming Park by Mayor Lenny Curry. These funds were intended to be released in February 2016, but have been withheld as we tried to negotiate a matching $250,000 donation from Community […]