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Family Playing with Ball

Accomplishments

2022

  1. Sponsored pool parties at Lasker Pool for Sunshine Center participant and recreation center youth

  2. Sponsored turtle sculpture at Shield Park as part of “Art in the Parks”

  3. Sponsored lunch for recreation center youth summer program in July

  4. Partnered with the City and Vision Galveston to hold community engagement event at Parker Elementary for feedback on Jones Park renovation

  5. Supported installation of Victory Gardens at Menard Park by the Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

  6. Sponsored Pumpkin Plunge at Lasker Pool for community youth

  7. Held Halloween Drive-By event for community youth at McGuire Dent Recreation Center

  8. Finalized installation of walking trails at Crockett, Sandhill, Menard, Wright-Cuney, Adoue, and Lindale Parks, supported by a grant from the Kempner Fund (?)

  9. Received grant award from Galveston Rotary Foundation for Born Learning Trails signage to be placed at Adoue Park (in progress)

  10. Resurfacing of Lasker Park tennis courts and Menard Park tennis courts (in progress)

  11. Sponsoring Senior Bingo at Wright Cuney Recreation Center (upcoming)

  12. Holding Santa Express Holiday Drive-By event for community youth at McGuire Dent Recreation Center (upcoming)

     

2021

  1. Received grant award from Moody Bank for yoga mats for yoga classes at Wright Cuney and McGuire Dent Recreation Centers

  2. Partnered with the City and Vision Galveston to hold a community engagement event at Jones Park for feedback on Jones Park renovation

  3. Sponsored turtle sculpture at Lasker Community Pool as part of “Art in the Parks”

  4. Held Mardi Gras Drive-By event for community youth at McGuire Dent Recreation Center

  5. Sponsored Pumpkin Plunge at Lasker Pool for community youth

  6. Held Santa Express Holiday Drive-By event for community youth at McGuire Dent Recreation Center

  7. Purchased life jackets and sponsored swim lessons for Lasker Pool

  8. Paid for Watearth water assessment at Jones Park

2020

  1. Worked with the University of Texas at San Antonio architecture department on renderings for the Jones Park project

  2. Sponsored turtle sculpture at Menard Park as part of “Art in the Parks”

  3. Purchased swim gear and sponsored swim lessons and swim team registrations for Lasker Pool

  4. Held Santa Express Drive-By event for community youth at McGuire Dent Recreation Center in partnership with
    Smart Literacy

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