See how Yolanda has already made great impacts in District 5 and the Pleasant Grove area.


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Since Yolanda “Faye” was appointed to the park and recreation board 5 ½ years ago, she has worked tirelessly to improve the parks and recreation for us in district 5.  Check the record, the proof is all around us. Yolanda “Faye” advocated for the following and got the job done…

Follow the Campaign

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Early Impacts on Quality of Life

  • 2013 initiated can food drive for Pleasant Grove Food Pantry

  • Initiated the turkey can food drive benefiting the senior citizens from all the park and recreation centers located in Pleasant Grove, Texas

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Secured Partnerships

  • New Baseball Field with Texas Ranger and Scotts  Refurbished for Pleasant Oaks  Park

  • Strengthen Park and Recreation partnership with  Dallas PALS and secured more for funding for Battle in Big D, Boxing program at Janie C. Turner Recreation Center

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New Playground Equipment for Multiple Parks

  • Urbandale Park

  • Guard Park park5 acre

  • Secured funding to complete Bitter Creek

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New Regional Aquatic Center

  • Cove at Crawford

  • Secured funding for 2017 Signature Lake at Crawford 

  • Advocated for new drinking fountains at Crawford 

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Re-opening of Pleasant Oaks

  • Artwork installation {April 2019}

  • Received a grant to increase park lighting

  • Worked securing partnership for Pleasant Oaks Park Renovation

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New Football Fields

  • Scyenne Park

  • Crawford Park

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Secured 2017 bond funding

  • Land acquisition for football complex

  • Development of Signature lake at Crawford

  • To Complete 5 acre park and Guard Park

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New Parking Lot

  • Janie C. Turner Recreation Center

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Annual It’s My Park Day

  • Yolanda had the most volunteers and they received an award at Park and Recreation Volunteer Banquet

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New Park and Rec Logo

  • Advocated for Park and Recreation new logo while serving as the marketing chair