Ottawa & Jermain Park need YOUR help!
For years Toledo has systematically cut back funding for city parks and associated
recreation activities. Current funding is less than 1% of the city’s total budget! Popular programs have been eliminated, facilities
closed, and needed maintenance deferred. The two pictures at the right are examples of the current maintenance problems.
consistently shown that quality parks are a major factor in attracting skilled personnel to cities. But our parks are no longer at
Your park board has raised money to support the park for years. We sponsor the Summer Concert Series, Pumpkin a Rama,
secured funds to install a new floor and chiller system in the ice rink, replaced shelter roofs, helped fund the Ottawa Gate sculpture,
and organize park cleanups. Sadly, this is no longer enough.
Do you shop at Kroger? Their Rewards Program
will donate 1% of what you spend to the Friends.
is how you participate >>
So we are asking for help from those who use this park—you. A non-profit 501 (c)3 has been established to make it easier to donate
for Ottawa/Jermain & provide sponsorship. 100% of the funds are used to benefit these parks. Please help.
Send us a check (tax
deductable) for whatever you think you can afford, payable to Friends of Ottawa - Jermain Park, and mail it to: Friends of Ottawa
- Jermain Park, c/o Mick Murnen, 2017 Christie St., Toledo, OH, 43606.
Volunteer for Ottawa & Jermain Park!
If you would like to assist in seasonal cleanups, have some construction skills that you
would like to donate, or distribute flyers in the neighborhood, send a note to the above address, or an E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring cleanups by Reggie's Bike Shop & the Volunteer Trail Patrol.
Designed and maintained by the Ottawa - Jermain Park Advisory Board Toledo OH © 2019
Friends of Ottawa - Jermain Park