Three brilliant new resources for Water for Riley
New people have come forward to help move Water for Riley towards the goal of a drinking fountain in Riley Park. Thank you; the community and City thrive with volunteers.
Michelle Vincent, who recently moved into the heart of Kensington, is the new genius behind the fundraising efforts. Stay tuned for news about events.
Rachael also asked a great question: Is the winning design public art or is it a public drinking fountain? We say it’s both.
What do you think? Is it art or is it just for drinking water or is it more than both of those labels?
Next, W4R volunteers met on March 13, 2017, with Patti Pon, President and CEO of Calgary Arts Development. Patti had many useful leads and suggestions, all of which W4R can implement immediately.
More importantly, Patti inspired us to continue the intensive community engagement approach, because W4R exemplifies her definition: “Community engagement is a way of being not something you do.”
To get involved with W4R, call 403 862 1923. To help make the drinking fountain a reality, donate through the Parks Foundation Calgary, and let it know that your donation is for the Water for Riley project.