Hey Bay Area friends! Come join me this Sunday, June 3rd for a tour of several private gardens in the beautiful and historic Rose Garden neighborhood. San José Parks Foundation presents The Gardens of San Jose 2012 tour.
My friend and colleague Jim Reber is the Founding Executive Director with deep roots in our community. Many will know him as the founder of San José Repertory Theater in the early eighties. San Jose Parks Foundation vision is:
To establish innovative vibrant parks, trails, and recreation programs by building a permanent charitable endowment that will provide sustainable resources in perpetuity for San José.
To enhance the recreational, educational, and cultural life of the San José community by encouraging and soliciting support for our City’s parks system.
The San José Parks Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization that:
- Inspires passion and community involvement in our parks, trails and recreational programs.
- Helps build and develop a world-class parks system by providing private funding for park programs, as well as acquisition, capital improvements and beautification and landscape enhancements.
- Collaborates with the City of San José Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Department, and other community partners.
- Provides a planned giving vehicle for residents to leave a lasting legacy for future generations
To learn more about the garden tour or order tickets in advance, click here.