HELP SAVE MART SAVE OUR POOLS CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES GOAL WITH GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION AT PANNELL MEADOWVIEW POOL ON JUNE 18, 4:00 P.M.
Save Mart and the City of Sacramento announced a campaign on Feb. 14 with the goal of raising $1 million to reopen all of the municipal pools that were open last summer. They are proud to have reached the $1 million goal and want to celebrate with a “pools open for summer” celebration at the opening day of Pannell Meadowview Recreational Pool. Over 200,000 Sacramento area children will be able to enjoy their community pools again this summer due to the success of the $1 million fund-raiser.
A special thanks should go to the following sponsors for their major donations:
- The Greater Sacramento New Car Dealers Association, $60,000
- Wells Fargo, $50,000
- Developer and owner of Railbridge Cellars, Steve Ayers, $32,000
- Rachel Buller, 11-year old Natomas resident and swim team member at Doyle Pool who personally raised over $1,000
Pools open as a result of the fund-raiser include the same pools that were open in 2011:
- Clunie Pool & Wading Pool, 601 Alhambra Blvd. in McKinley Park, Phone: 808-5301; Opens June 19/closes September 3
- Doyle Pool & Wading Pool, Phone: 566-6420; Opens June 12/Closes August 12
- Johnston Pool & Wading Pool, 231 Eleanor Ave., Phone: 566-6421. Opens June 11/Closes August 12
- McClatchy Pool & Wading Pool, 35th St. and 5th Ave. in McClatchy Park. Phone: 277-6041.Opens June 18/Closes August 26
- Pannell Meadowview, 2450 Meadowview Rd. Phone: 808-6622. Opens June 18/Closes Sept. 3
- George Sim Pool & Wading Pool, 6207 Logan St. Phone: 382-3768. Opens June 19/Closes Aug. 26
Monday, June 18, 4:00 P.M.
5:00 P.M. Pool Plunge WHO: Kevin McCray, Executive Director of Marketing, Save Mart Supermarkets – Mr. McCray plans to jump in the pool at 5pm!
Jim Combs, City of Sacramento Parks & Recreation Dep’t., City of Sacramento
Bonnie Pannell, City Councilmember, City of Sacramento, District 8
Rachel Buller, 11 year-old swim team member in Natomas who raised over $1,000
Pannell Meadowview Recreational Pool, 2450 Meadowview Rd. 808-6622 Children from Meadowview neighborhood enjoying their community pool in the heat of the summer. Community leaders celebrating with local families at the pool – Ice cream for everybody! Ice cream is courtesy of Save Mart’s dairy, Sunnyside Farms.
Children from Meadowview neighborhood enjoying their community pool in the heat of the summer. Community leaders celebrating with local families at the pool – Ice cream for everybody! Ice cream is courtesy of Save Mart’s dairy, Sunnyside Farms.
Heather Atherton, Atherton Public Relations, 916/316-4568, firstname.lastname@example.org