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.