Reflection Point, Kincaid park

APF 2008 CHALLENGE GRANT

Sponsor
ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL ROTARY CLUB

Award
$35,000

Challenge
Raised $83,697 in cash, labor and in-kind contributions


Anchorage International Rotary Club repurposed the top of an old World War II bunker at Kincaid Park, transforming it into an attractive site for admiring the view; a place for reflection on community service; and a place for education featuring a whale skeleton exhibit and a native plant display.

A model of a whale skeleton laid in the ground at Reflection Point.

The whale bone exhibit and seating area were installed in the summer of 2008, and Rotary Club volunteers returned this summer to complete clean-ups of the area and assess use of the viewing point.

Volunteer hours: 159; skilled volunteer hours: 215; other in-kind contribution value: $18,820; cash raised: $70,481; total match value: $89,661

Total Project Value including Rasmuson Foundation Grant: $142,695