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Joan McGilton Memorial Stone/Plaque

$2,720 of $2,720 goal

Raised by 21 people in 3 months
Created October 16, 2018
Burien Seahurst Park Beach Restoration - Joan McGilton Memorial     
      A group of friends and fellow community leaders have come together to propose a memorial rock and plaque to commemorate former Burien Mayor Joan McGilton's unique and essential leadership in the master planning and funding for the restoration of the beach at Seahurst Park to improve marine habitat for salmon and other endangered species and to create a field classroom, picnic and play areas for people of all ages to enjoy.
      The Burien City Council has approved the installation of a memorial rock with plaque on the restored beach that resulted from Joan's hard work, dedication and perseverance.  The funds will provide for the purchase, machining, transportation and placement of the rock along with a 12" x 12" bronze plaque as shown in the attached photos.  The City of Burien Park's Department will coordinate and manage the location and placement of the rock.
      The memorial plaque and rock will be purchased as soon as the funds are available with placement within several weeks after they are ready with a goal of placement by early next year.  The funds will be collected and disbursed by the Environmental Science Center, the establishment of which was also another of Joan's contributions in her pursuit of environmental education.  Contributions will be tax-deductible under IRS - 501(C)3 guidelines because gifts are made to a certified charity.  Please keep a copy of your donation for tax-deductible purposes.

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Update 2
Posted by Randall Parsons
1 month ago
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We have great news to share with our donors and the best Christmas present for our GFM campaign! Anchor QEA, the lead environmental, project planning and design firm and have donated the remaining balance of funds necessary for us to meet our funding goal! Their donation of $2,355 has pushed us over our goal of $5,000 to $5,075!! Any surplus funds donated or available after our placement and dedication of the memorial will remain with the Environmental Science Center to support their programs.
Anchor QEA Seahurst Park: http://www.anchorqea.com/aqj/index.php/projects/116-seahurst-park
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Update 1
Posted by Randall Parsons
1 month ago
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Congratulations to the Joan McGilton Memorial Committee and all our generous donors! We are now 50% of the way to our funding goal in three weeks our campaign has been live. Please keep spreading the word to all who knew Joan and/or valued her contributions to Burien and her leadership in our regional salmon habitat recovery. https://www.gofundme.com/manage/joan-mcgilton-memorial-stoneplaque
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$2,720 of $2,720 goal

Raised by 21 people in 3 months
Created October 16, 2018
Funds raised will benefit:
Environmental Science Center
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Seattle, WA
EIN: 912010658
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