APF 2008 CHALLENGE GRANT
ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL ROTARY CLUB
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.
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