Rotary Club of Kirkland, Parks Foundation donate money for Waverly Park project

  • Thu Nov 19th, 2015 2:21am
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The Rotary of Kirkland and the Kirkland Parks Foundation each presented the city of Kirkland with checks at the Kirkland City Council meeting on Tuesday. The funds are to go toward the improvements of Waverly Beach Park.

The Rotary Club of Kirkland and the Kirkland Parks Foundation were in attendance at the Kirkland City Council meeting on Tuesday to formally present checks to the city of Kirkland in support of improvements for Waverly Beach Park.

The Rotary gave $50,000, while the Foundation gave $25,000.

The project is expected to cost $150,000.

Those in attendance included, Rotary President Rich Bergdahl, Brandon Honcoop of the Rotary, Patti Smith of the Rotary, Dana Nunnelly of the Foundation and Tom Neir of the Foundation.

Waverly Park is one of Kirkland’s oldest parks, dating back to the early 20th Century. After several years, a plan for renovation and updating was completed in 2013 with initial plans for completion in 2016-17. Those plans included a picnic pavilion enabling use in all weather.