MAY 31, 2005 GIFTS FOR PARKS MAY 31, 2005 GIFTS FOR PARKS

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: MAY 31, 2005

SUBJECT: GIFTS FOR PARKS

STAFF COORDINATOR: Holly Starr, Recreation Services Manager

RECOMMENDATION

That the City Council accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor’s signature expressing the Council’s thanks and appreciation.

BACKGROUND

The City’s Gifts for Parks program, established in 1982, provides a means by which interested individuals, organizations, and/or businesses may contribute funds, merchandise, or labor for the enhancement of the City’s Recreation and Parks facilities and programs. Donations, as prescribed by law, are tax deductible as charitable contributions.

ANALYSIS

The City has received the following donations designated for:

DONATIONS FOR PVIC WHALE WALK

  • The Mary-Anne and Clifford Evans family for donating $8,100 to underwrite the full-sized whale on the Teaching Terrace back patio at the expanded Point Vicente Interpretive Center.
  • $3,000 from Holly Starr and Mark Kruer for three PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Bob and Joyce Daniels for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Barbara Cassin for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Anne M. Garvey-Zaworski for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Carol Lynch of Richard, Watson, and Gershon Attorneys at Law for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Christen Joy and Geoff Todosiev for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $2,000 from Donald and Loretta Westlund for two PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaques
  • $1,000 from Admiral Risty Restaurant for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Bob and Jacki Bacharach for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from John and Donna Beal for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Fracisco and Stephanie Brito for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jennifer and Bob Boudreau for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Dominic Cardella for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Deri and Earle Casler for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Crystal Reul Chen and Steve Chen for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Bob and Helen Coffey for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Tom and Barbara Coynes for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Martin, June, and Cynthia Dixon for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Les and Susan Evans for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Cliff and Mary-Anne Evans for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Marylyn E. Ginsburg for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Brenton and Sharon Goodrich for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Manley Goodspeed for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Pearl Hanback for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Ruth and Tom Hasley for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Robin Hattersley Gray for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jim and Bonnie Haworth for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Mary W. Helms for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Nora Ann and D. Edgar Hibsman for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Kenneth and Gabriella Holt for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Alisa Schulman-Janiger and David Janiger for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Joyce M. Jessoe and family for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jerry and Elena Johnson for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jim and Lorraine Knight for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Howard Lee for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Rick and Marie Lindgren for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Councilmember Thomas D. and Laura Lee Long for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from John and Marilyn Long for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Dusty Star Lord for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Los Serenos de Point Vicente Docents for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Eileen D. MacFarlane for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jack and Diana McIntyre for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Dennis and Donna McLaughlin for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Bruce and Jodi Merchant for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Carla and Russ Morreale for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Paul and Kay Nibarger for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Rick Okubo for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from William and Jean Palmer for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Bill and Patt Parker for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Carolynn and Andy Petru for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Ward M. Proudfoot for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from P.V. Woman’s Club for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Vic and Sil Quirarte for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Betty and Ken Riedman for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Bill and Virginia Ritchie for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Thomas and Jean Roller for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Pat and Lieutenant Colonel Francis D. Ruth for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Ann Dodd Shaw for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Lynn and Phil Solomita for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Elizabeth Sublett for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Joyce and Truett Teague for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Carl and Susan Tsuji for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Henry Tuttle for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Joseph and Amy Viola for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Mary Jo and Mayor Pro Tem Stefan Wolowicz for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Jo and Bill Woods for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from Pat Wright for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $1,000 from a donor who will remain anonymous until after the unveiling of the Whale Walk
  • $1,000 from a donor who will remain anonymous until after the unveiling of the Whale Walk
  • $500 from Katharine Blanton for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $500 from Brenda Landry for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Kay Greene for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Sue Kersey for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Sally Marone for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Diana McIntyre for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Lura Meyer for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • $333 from Melinda Smith for one shared PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
  • DONATIONS FOR PVIC

  • $11,500 from Los Serenos de Point Vicente docents
  • $500 from Boeing’s Gift Matching Program
  • $500 from the Dennis G. Jay Living Trust
  • $100 from Easy Roll Off Services
  • $50 from Octabio Wellness Center
  • $25 from Gail and Charles Emery
  • $25 from Duperon Interiors
  • $25 from Torrentera Landscape
  • Book Of Whales and Men, first edition, Marineland photos, and a glass candle holder with whaling scenes from Anita Gash
  • JULY 4TH CELEBRATION DONATIONS

  • $1,000 from Charles Abbott Associates, Inc.
  • $200 from S & H Disposal Company
  • $200 from Steve T. Kuykendall & Associates
  • $200 from West Coast Arborists, Inc.
  • $150 from Stock Construction, Inc.
  • $100 from A.J.N. Company
  • $100 from Duperon Interiors
  • $100 from Easy Roll Off Services
  • $100 from Express Customs Service, Inc.
  • $100 from "Felines & Flowers" by Sande Ishibashi
  • $100 from Frances P. Stammreich
  • $100 from George Bender Plumbing
  • $100 from Tom Katata’s Gardening Service
  • $100 from Kumano Sushiya
  • $100 from Octabio Wellness Center
  • $100 from Palos Verdes Awards
  • $100 from Torrentera Landscape
  • $100 from Tseng-Yao Sun
  • $50 from Jean Longacre-Singh
  • REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS

  • $250 from Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates in memory of Ben Anthony
  • $208 from TRW ECHO (Employees Charity Organization)
  • $50 from Kathleen Bethel
  • $20 from Sandra London
  • CONCLUSION

    It is recommended that the City accept these donations with thanks to all donors.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Ron Rosenfeld, Director

    Recreation and Parks

    Reviewed,

    Les Evans

    City Manager