For $250, you can have your name forever etched in stone on Main Street.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Rob Scott
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Interested in immortalizing your name on Moorestown's Main Street? For a mere $250, you can—and at the same time support a worthy cause. In order to entice potential donors, the Friends of Percheron Park are offering residents the chance to have their name, or the name of a loved one or a business or their family, engraved on the stone sitting wall that will mark the edge of the park, according to Julie Maravich, a member of the Percheron Park Committee. "There'll be a lot of square footage on it," she said, suggesting a wedding congratulations as one example of the kind of message donors could have engraved on the wall. The various price points dictate the size of the engraving: $250 gets you a 2-inch high etching; $500 gives you 3 …
Supporters of the project need to raise roughly $200,000 to build the pocket park on Main Street. Read on to find out how you can help.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Rob Scott
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Fundraising for Percheron Park has only recently begun in earnest, and the group behind the project has already received commitments for $15,000. The Friends of Percheron Park became incorporated earlier this year and were recently certified as a 501(c)3 nonprofit (thanks to pro bono work from a local attorney), said group president Kathy Logue. The group has its own website now as well, which offers potential donors an easy route to make contributions online. “It’s pulling together,” Logue said of the group’s fundraising efforts. “Without even sending out mailers we’ve already got a couple commitments.” She said a resident pledged a $10,000 donation for the Percheron horse statue that’s going to be placed inside the pocket park and the …