Ascarate Park revitalization will pave way for other family-friendly parks: Adrianne Moody

Adrianne Moody, Guest columnist / El Paso Time / Nov. 15, 2018

As a mother to two young children, I can tell you the name of almost every kid-friendly establishment in El Paso. We have all of the ingredients for a great city to raise a family. However, I believe there is always progress that can be made for younger children and those who may require extra attention and needs. I recognized the progress that El Paso continues to make toward creating family-friendly places and things to do, but I want to make sure that our momentum keeps going. That’s why I started Moms on Board.

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Stay-at-home dad working with 'Moms on Board' to attract more fathers to Facebook group

By Hillary Floren / KVIA / July 25, 2018

EL PASO, Texas - A local Facebook page is growing fast, and is already having a positive impact on the borderland.

That said, it's about to undergo a major change.

"Moms on Board" is a local Facebook group with more than five-thousand members.  Adrianne Moody is one of the co-founders of the group, and says it's a registered non-profit and political action committee of sorts, with a goal of bringing more family friendly amenities to El Paso.

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Moms On Board Works to Better Community

By Aaron Montes / El Paso Inc. / Sep 26, 2018

An El Paso online group has morphed into a full-fledged nonprofit organization, and it’s using its mom-and-dad muscle to push for better, safer and more fun amenities for families citywide with much success.

“Moms on Board is about bringing the community together to get involved, get active and to make more family-friendly amenities in El Paso,” said Adrianne Moody, co-founder of Moms on Board. 

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Moms On Board Organization Working with County to Revitalize Ascarate Park

by Gloria DeLeon / CBS4 / June 25, 2018

EL PASO, Texas — Some big changes could be coming to Ascarate Park.

A local parents organization, Moms On Board, is working with El Paso County to create a new atmosphere there.

"I think Ascarate is a perfect place for it to be held," said Adrianne Moody, co-founder of Moms On Board. “It's right by the hospitals and it's centrally located, and who doesn't love Ascarate?"

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Organization works to create all-inclusive park at Ascarate

By Kayla Melson / KTSM / Aug 06, 2018

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Local children with special needs could soon have a fun and safe new place to play.

Moms On Board, a part of the Paso del Norte Foundation's Community of Philanthropy, is partnering up with the county to add an all-inclusive park to Ascarate Park.

According to a news release, the park would include sensory tunnels, a demonstration garden, train rides, and other amenities for children of all abilities.

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