Tribute/Memorial Program

Jamestown Parks and Recreation Tribute (Memorial) Program

The purpose of these guidelines is to establish standards, procedures and criteria for the installation and care of donated features in Jamestown Parks and Recreation District owned properties. The District desires to encourage donations while at the same time manage aesthetic impacts and mitigate on-going maintenance costs. Donors may choose to participate in the tribute program for a variety of reasons.  Examples are; in honor of, in appreciation of, in thanks to, in memorium, or in appreciation oTrif. The Tribute Program is designed to enable individuals to support JPRD through a tax-deductible contribution. Contributions will be acknowledged as described below. The acknowledgement is symbolic of the donation and does not entitle the donor to ownership of the particular donated feature. Donated features may include a tree, bench, paver and other features as approved by the JPRD Executive Director or designee.

Park Bench

Contour bench with maintenance-free planks on a concrete pad. An engraved plate designating the memorial is included.  Donors may request the desired location for the bench to be placed, however, Jamestown Parks and Recreation may not be able to accommodate all requests and location is subject to change. Donations for memorial benches will be accepted throughout the year however installation will occur annually in September.

Legacy Tree Program

All trees will be native species and selected by the City of Jamestown Forester in consultation with the donor. Trees will be approximately 8’ tall.  Donors may request the desired location for the tree to be placed, however, Jamestown Parks and Recreation may not be able to accommodate all requests. Donors may choose to recognize their gift as part of the online Legacy Tree Gallery by providing text and images to the JPRD staff. No type of plaque or signage will be installed on the tree. Donations for trees will be accepted throughout the year however planting will occur at the time period advised by forestry staff.

Rainbow Bridge at Pepper’s Dog Park

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