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Friends of the Park


  • To help children thrive and to build, strengthen and sustain individual family and community life.

Goals of the Organization:

  • Connect people and enrich lives
  • To provide activities for the Centralia area youth that promote: Sportsmanship, Family Values/Fun, Fitness and Education
  • Provide fundraising, financial assistance, and general support to Centralia Parks and Rec.

Meeting Agenda: january 13, 2014
Meeting Minutes: january 12, 2016

Upcoming Events
Father/Daughter Dance - April 2016


Youth sports:

Community Betterment:

  • Scholarships
  • Community Sponsorship
  • Educational Encouragement


  • Centralia Friends of the Park (CFP) is a Missouri non profit organization, and is a 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization.
  • Overall betterment of the community and youth through the various educational and athletic programs led by CFP.
  • Many volunteer opportunities within the organization to help benefit youth in the community.

Follow CFP on Twitter (@CentraliaFP) or like us on Facebook - Centralia Friends of the Park

The reorganization and combination of the duties and responsibilities previously held individually by the Centralia Friends of the Park and the Optimist Club of Centralia have created a great opportunity within the community to incorporate more opportunities for growth and advancement for Centralia’s youth.

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