Friends of Tower Grove Park


The Friends of Tower Grove Park support the Park year-round through membership, volunteering, and special events. Friends of the Park enjoy the biannual newsletter, invitation to all Friends lectures and events, and more! You may make your gift through a one-time payment, recurring deduction, or give a Gift Membership.

Many companies will match their employees’ contributions. Your membership impact and benefits can be increased with a matching gift. See a list of matching gift companies.

The Friends of Tower Grove Park is a 501(c)3 charity, and your membership gift is tax-deductible. For more information, please call (314) 771-4424 or email friends@towergrovepark.org.


Friends Membership Levels & Benefits

$30 Young Friend (45 and under): Monthly e-newsletter • Invitation to all Friends lectures, events, and parties • Invitation to the annual Young Friends event and an annual gift.

$40 Park Friend: Biannual newsletter • Invitation to all Friends lectures, events, parties • $5.00 gift certificate for Café Madeleine • Complimentary reservation for the Lily Pond Shelter

$80 Park Contributor: All of the above plus an additional $5.00 gift certificate for Café Madeleine

$100 Park Advocate: All of the above and two-day passes for the tennis courts

$150 Park Sponsor: All of the above and a reservation for one of the large Victorian Pavilions

$250 Park Patron: All of the above and a docent tour of Tower Grove Park

$500 Park Benefactor: All of the above and a 30-minute Carriage Ride

$1,000 Tower Grove Guardian: All of the above and lunch with the Park Director

Donors of $1,250 or more are members of the Tower Grove Park Society and receive invitations to exclusive events.


The Friends of Tower Grove Park

The Friends of Tower Grove Park is a separate 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 to support the restoration and enhancement of Tower Grove Park. Its members promote the park and its activities, raise funds for special projects, and lend their personal time and commitment.

the friends of tower grove park board members

  • Laurence McCarthy, President
  • Debbie Monterrey, 1st Vice President
  • Louis Gerteis, 2nd Vice President
  • Dr. William Gilbert II, Treasurer
  • Peggy Oates, Secretary
  • Patricia Midden, Assistant Secretary
  • Lee Kling
  • Mike Konzen
  • Kevin McKinney
  • Nina Murphy
  • Peggy Oates
  • Erika Ottolini
  • Dorothy Soldavini
  • Elizabeth Brinkmann
  • Kristin Byrne
  • Erika Ebsworth-Goold
  • Caroline Ernst
  • Julie Gianino
  • Catherine Gilbert
  • Ella Gross
  • Thom Gross

Emeritus

  • Lee Berger
  • Donald Bergmann
  • Delores Blehm
  • Shelley Donaho
  • Francis Fanara
  • William Schawacker
 

 
 

Gift Friend Membership

Gift Friends Membership packages are available! Click the button below, or call (314) 771-4424.

 
 

Young Friends of Tower Grove Park

The Young Friends of Tower Grove Park is for individuals aged 40 and younger who want to volunteer, meet other Park supporters, and help plan special events. Young Friends help present the popular Progressive Pavilion Party in the spring, among other fun events in the Park throughout the year.

Click below to join the Young Friends today, or call (314) 771-4424 for more information.