Memorial and Dedication Programs

Memorial and Dedication Programs2018-07-20T11:38:35+00:00

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Tree Memorial Program

The tree memorial program accepts requests for trees throughout the year to recognize loved ones in conjunction with the local beautification committee, Pride, Inc. New to the Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department is our Baby Tree  Program. Consider planting a baby tree in celebration of a new baby and watch it grow as the child grows.

Anyone wishing to purchase a tree is encouraged to do so at the Parks and Recreation Department or through Pride, Inc. Trees will be planted the following spring and recognized at the annual Arbor Day Celebration at Glazebrook Park in the end of April. The Arbor Day Celebration will include a memorial dedication  ceremony to honor and memorialize those for whom the trees have been dedicated.

Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 466-1483 for more information.

Tree Order Form

Maps of the dedication trees are posted at Glazebrook Park. They are also available to view online. Please click on the links below to view the tree maps.

Glazebrook Park – Main
Glazebrook Park – Ball Field
LaVista Park

Flag Initiative

The Village of Godfrey is now offering the opportunity to purchase American flags to be displayed on Godfrey Road as an Avenue of Flags throughout the Village intermittently throughout the year.  Flags may be purchased in the spirit of patriotism or memory/honor of your loved ones .  The price per flag is $75.  A dedication ceremony will be held annually at the Family Fun Day celebration at Glazebrook Park in July to recognize donors and those for whom the flags were purchased.  Please click here for an order form.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (618) 466-1483.

Brick Pavers and Granite Benches

The Village of Godfrey is working two-fold on brick campaigns.  One end of the brick campaign will be to cover the grassy area in between the ball fields at Glazebrook Park, and the other will be to continue the bricks along the walkway at the Whispering Winds Gazebo in Glazebrook Park. The brick paver and granite bench program accepts requests for bricks and benches throughout the year to recognize loved ones in conjunction with the North Alton-Godfrey Business Council.

Gazebo: Anyone wishing to purchase a brick or bench for the area near the Whispering Winds Gazebo is encouraged to do so through the North Alton-Godfrey Business Council. Please contact the North Alton-Godfrey Business Council President at 466-8353 for more information.Click here for a order form.

Ball Fields: For those wishing to purchase a brick for the Glazebrook Park ball fields, forms are available here. Funds from this effort will be set aside to be put towards future park development. Please consider supporting our parks by purchasing your memorial paver today.

Picnic Tables and Park Benches

The Village of Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department is offering opportunities to individuals and civic groups to purchase park benches and picnic tables for placement throughout the parks.

The benches are standard 6’ benches with backs.  The frames are black and the seating is made of green plastic coated expanded metal.  Each bench costs $450.  There are two options for purchasing picnic tables: the first option is a standard 6’ picnic table that seats eight adults, the second option is a round picnic table with an umbrella that seats eight adults.  Both picnic table options are for black powder-coated picnic     tables with seating made of green plastic coated expanded metal. Both picnic table options cost $750 each

Optional engraved plaques are also available for an additional fee.  The metal plaques measure 4” x 6”. Individual plaques can be customized as indicated below.  Each plaque costs $45.

Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department with any further questions.

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