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Letter | Thanks to Community Fund

The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce receipt of the Mercer Island Community Fund grant award in the amount of $9,500 to support Mostly Music in the Park, Summer Celebration, Funtastic Fridays and Adventure Playground. The Parks and Recreation Department has been raising funds through sponsorships, donations and grants in order to support these valuable community events and programs. Without the generosity and support of the Community Fund, which also donated $10,000 to save the Summer Celebration Fireworks in 2011, these family engagements would not exist. We have also received a grant award from the Mercer Island Rotary Club in the amount of $4,000 to support Adventure Playground and Funtastic Fridays. Both of these programs are free, outdoor drop-in programs for youth in our community. The Rotary Club and Community Fund have continued to be valuable partners and supporters to the Parks and Recreation Department over many years. We are continuing our endeavor to raise funds for recreation special events, Music in the Park and Summer Celebration. Please consider making a donation by going to www.miparks.net or call the Community and Event Center at (206) 275-7609. Thank you!

Diane Mortenson,

Recreation Superintendent

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department


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