Varnum attorney Lauren Parker has been named to the Board of Directors for Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, which works to increase equal access to the outdoors and empower the community to cultivate vibrant parks, trails, trees, and green spaces.
Parker is an associate attorney with a background in finance. She works with the corporate and tax teams on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, strategic investment and other commercial transactions.
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks provides activities across the city’s 75+ parks, overseeing such programs as Adopt-a-Park, Neighborhood Forester and Green Your Block. They also provide a variety of events including workshops on birding and invasive species and activities such as rock climbing and skateboarding.