ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND FUNDRAISER EVENTS
SUMMARY OF FOUNDATION HISTORY
- Purchased Bastanchury land parcel – deeded to the City of Fullerton
- Children’s Library Expansion
- Donor Wall Established and Updated
- Aided in updating digital resources in the Launer History Room
- Aided in library budget shortfall
- Sponsor of Fullerton Reads
- Aided in funding Summer Reading Program
- Host Staff Appreciation Days
- Mounted and accomplished a $500,000 campaign to cover fixtures, furnishings and equipment for library expansion.
- Four lecture series from 2001-2004
- Six separate author luncheons featuring: A. Scott Berg, Lisa See, T. Jefferson Parker, Fred Weintraub, Zov Karamardian, Michael Oates.
- Downtown Abbey Tea Party
- Authors and Academics Speaker Series – author Michael Oates and CSUF professor and historian Dr. Steve Neufeld
- Lecture Series (2014-2016) with Chris Epting
- Presented Ron Kobayashi Trio musical ensemble
- Presented Dr. Vu Pham speaker and author
- Held “Dig Deep” campaign to supplement shortfall in library book budget raised $54,045 including a $5,000 Phelps Foundation Grant.
- Held fundraiser, Southwest Fiesta on May 4 at Villa del Sol, netted $9,600.
- Funded technical upgrades for library self-check kiosks and security gates
- Contributed funding for upgrade of computer equipment and program support for Staff Media Center
- Donated toward the new Honor Wall Plaque