Emerson donates $5M to Forest Park Forever

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Art Hill in Forest Park ~ Oct. 12, 2012

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Wednesday, Emerson made the largest private donation ever to Forest Park Forever, to help maintain and improve Forest Park.  Emerson, based in Ferguson, Missouri, is one of the leading manufacturing and technology companies in the world that employs over 132,000 people globally.

Today’s gift will allow Forest Park Forever, a private not-for-profit partnered with the City of St. Louis’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry to restore, maintain, and improve Forest Park’s Master Plan. The gift will also fund the endowment for Forest Park Forever to sustain the park for  enjoyment of all St. Louis area residents.

To learn more about Forest Park Forever, visit www.forestparkforever.org.