Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

JULY 18, 2006 - GIFTS FOR PARKS JULY 18, 2006 - GIFTS FOR PARKS



JULY 18, 2006 - GIFTS FOR PARKS

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: JULY 18, 2006

SUBJECT: GIFTS FOR PARKS

STAFF COORDINATOR: Matt Waters, Senior Administrative Analyst

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 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:

PVIC DONATIONS
- $45,000 from the Major Family Foundation in sponsorship of the Interactive Gray Whale Exhibit
- $10,000 from Ken and Betty Riedman in sponsorship of an entire row of the PVIC Amphitheater
- $2,500 from the Rolling Hills Estate Womans Club for one 6” x 8” bronze PVIC Amphitheater plaque

DONATIONS FOR PVIC WHALE WALK II
- $2,500 from Alice and Robert Toole for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Betty and Ken Riedman for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Bob and Aileen Bevan for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Cathy and George Dumitrov-Shweiri for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Clyde Lambert for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque

- $2,500 from Debbie and Sandy Rosen for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Dick and Sandy Jacobsen for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Elizabeth Lohmiller for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from the Farman Family for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Las Candalistas for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Loralynn and David Sheeron for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque
- $2,500 from Susan and Steven Soldoff for one PVIC Whale Walk recognition plaque

DONATIONS FOR 2006 JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
- $100 from Eastview Townhomes Homeowners Association
- $100 from Golden Cove Center
- $100 from Panorama Estates
- $100 from RPV Council of Homeowners Association
- $100 from Seaview Residents Association
- Spa package from Body Therapy Center
- Assorted prize items from Bon Bon Island
- Ten $10 gift certificates from Bristol Farm
- Ten $5 gift certificates from Chicken Dijon Rotisserie & Grill
- Two $200 savings bonds from Farmers & Merchants Bank
- Two prize items from Gift Garden
- One $25 gift certificate from Giorgio’s
- One chip and dip set from Hallmark Peninsula Stationers
- Ten gift certificates from Jamba Juice Co.
- Ten $5 gift certificates from La Salsa
- Cookies from Mama Ocllo Cookies
- One $30 gift certificate from Marmalade Café
- Ten $5 gift certificates from Ruby’s Diner
- Assorted prize items from Small Wonders
- One diffuser bottle from Stein Mart, Inc.
- One gift certificate from The Original Red Onion Restaurant
- Ten gift certificates from Yummy Yogurt

REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS
- $100 from Lorraine Beckett

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