A Big Thanks

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The mural work weekend was a success, thanks to everyone who helped out. Our garden is continuing to become quite a work of art. Thank you to Jon Rogers for heading up our workforce, organizing our materials and taking the lead in getting this done.

WORKERS: Mattson Family, Michaela Guerrera, Wyatt Heidenfelder, Lana David, Donna Posin, Maria and Christian Matiax, Karen Kenyon, Richard Kenyon, Bovee Family, Moore Family, Barbara Donnell, Fregoso Family, Dearden Family, Elizabeth English, Rebecca Mulvain, Stacia Keller, Maria Soto, Mrs. January, Bette Brackett, Will and Ruben Dumka, Debbie  Davis, Rogers Family, Mrs. Phillips and Family, Danielle Zdunich, Shari Schlossberg, Irene Valenzuela, Anne Mery, Allison Walsh, Morris Family, Luong Family, Corina Borevitz, Trish Martinelli, Darcee Gianni, Santos Family, Kelly Gaughan, Leslie and Izaiah Runyon, O’Connor Family, Cook Family, Teri Sullivan, Hale Family, Ferrier Family, Gina Honma,  Mary Reed, Kurt Van Thillo, Gyure Family, Garczynski Family, Lutes Family, Jean Walcher, Joe O’Brien, Mary Reed, Joseph and Adriana Bagby , Matt and McKenna Whitaker.

COMPANY SPONSORS: SICILIAN THING PIZZA, LEFTY’S CHICAGO PIZZERIA, SANTOS COFFEEHOUSE, MAZARRA TRATTORIA & ITALIAN DELI, HOME DEPOT,  BREAD & CIE CAFÉ, BIG CITY BAGELS, PARK PLACE SCREEN & GLASS, CITY DELI.

SPONSOR A TILE DONORS TO THE ARTS FOUNDATION: Patricia J. Kaszas, PATRICIA’S TILE DESIGN, Schlossberg Family, Egbert Family, Bette Brackett, Maria Soto, Maizy Rogers, Rogers Family, Tom and Peggy Moore, Shirley Rogers, Dohner Family, Debbie Davis, Cervantes Family, Coronado Mobile Storage, Olga Ramirez, Anne Mery, Mattson Family, Kelly Gaughan, Margaret Ramos-Santos, Cheryl and Dennis Reagan, Walsh Family.

MATERIALS DONORS: Becky Baker, Greensmosaic.com, Kirstin Green, Patti Picchietti, Home Depot, Kouta Shimazaki, Coronado School of the Arts (COSA), Patricia’s Tile Design, Edkins Family, Cooke Family, Lutes Family, Awesome Artists of Coronado, Amy Miller, Mooch Designs, Ken McKernan of Park Place Screen and Glass, Joe and Nancy Ward, Surfaces USA

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO: Kouta Shimazaki & McKinley Ceramics for making items for the mural. Sarah Scalo and Sonny Burton for securing and organizing the food/drink program for the weekend, Rob Tobin of the ARTS Foundation for using the kids arts and involving the kids in creating this “masterpiece”. Michael and Barbara Bovee for all your extra efforts and staying late with me.

THANK YOU PRESS: Thanks to the Uptown News, North Park Mainstreet Newsletter, North Park News and Union-Tribune for promoting and reporting on our beautiful garden.

One comment

  1. Had a blast working on the mural. It was really nice to see people from the community (w/out kids attending McKinley) coming to help us out. That s what “Community” is all about.

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