No No An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee or a family member thereof was an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner? Packages include accommodation, two tickets to Christmas in the Garden, two beverages served in a commemorative mug, continental breakfast buffet and admission to The Oregon Garden. No No Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures? No No Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States? No No Did the organization engage in lobbying activities, or have a section 501 h election in effect during the tax year? No No Did a donor advised fund maintained by the sponsoring organization have excess business holdings at any time during the year? No Yes Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities? Until recently, such use was prohibited by state law, but the law was revised partly due to this water reclamation project. In business since: 2008 Products: Attraction, Botanical Garden, Happy Hour, Hotel, Live Music,. No No Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception? The Natural Resources Education Program serves over 5,000 children annually in partnership with Oregon Forest Resources Institute. The garden holds an annual festival each autumn. Though we cannot provide support to everyone, we do our best to fairly consider each application we receive.
Around that same time, the was searching for a way to use their. Using treated wastewater from the city, the garden is one of only a few installations in the United States that reuses wastewater for a water feature. No No Did the organization report an amount for investments-program related that is 5% or more of its total assets? Hatteberg says overnight stays at the Resort have increased along with Garden attendance. Please feel free to send us notices of special events at your business for our Facebook feed, or press releases for items of interest to our Willamette Valley readers. Christmas in the Garden will take place Nov. Today Silverton has new wastewater treatment facilities that send up to a million gallons of treated effluent to an array of more than twenty terraced and connected ponds that were excavated from a gently sloping 250 acre hillside. Attendance at the garden totaled 250,000 visitors the first year.
Will you support tranquility, beauty, and cultural understanding in our world with a tax-deductible donation to the Portland Japanese Garden today? We strive to create a workforce rich in diversity allowing us to benefit from the many different racial, religious, sexually-oriented, educational, cultural and social backgrounds our employees possess. No No Did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided? Included in the honor are The Oregon Garden Resort and the Oregon Garden Foundation. . Shifts available Thursday September 12 - Sunday September 15th. The garden also provides wetland mitigation for a nearby industrial park to provide waterfowl and amphibian habitat, and offloads from water it would not naturally carry during low-flow months in the summer to address an requirement. Join us in this fundraising effort at Oktoberfest in Mount Angel! Also on the grounds is the Amphitheater which hosts concerts and other events; played in the Amphitheater in 2006.
In April 1996, a master plan was created for the garden which includes ultimately developing all 240 acres 0. We are so excited to introduce this addition to our guests this holiday season! Residents must show proof of residency for both discounts. An engraved brick will be placed to commemorate your donation and proceeds with help advance The Oregon Garden's Mission. Shifts run from 3:30 to 8:30 p. Volunteers are needed to help in the Oregon Garden Foundation's food booth, located in the Biergarten Festhalle. Brick size 4x8 Bricks placed along the Garden Green between The Grand Staircase and J. While taking in the smells and tastes of roasted nuts and German foods, parents can drink traditional glühwein hot spiced wine and other spirits, while kids enjoy hot cocoa and assorted non-alcoholic beverages.
In 2002, the water garden won an award from the for environmental friendliness. No No Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? We are an 80-acre botanical garden, featuring more than 20 specialty gardens showcasing the diverse botanical beauty that can be found in the Willamette Valley and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The first soil was turned by U. The high hopes supporters had when the attraction opened in 1999 had faded by 2005, battered by a large debt and declining attendance. By Steve Ritchie Ten years ago, the future of The Oregon Garden looked uncertain at best. There are truly great opportunities for everyone whether they are garden aficionados or just want to relax in this beautiful setting. The knowledge kids gain at the Garden helps to inform them as future Oregon citizens for life.
The Resort is pet-friendly and features 103 guest rooms each with a fireplace and patio , the relaxing. No No Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in temporarily restricted endowments, permanent endowments, or quasi-endowments? No No Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person during the year? Committees met, plans were drawn, acreage was acquired, bonds issued, checks written and before long the dream was realized. A 25-acre 100,000 m 2 native grove includes the 400-year-old, 100-foot 30 m Signature Oak, which is one of. The Oregon Garden offers memberships that help support new improvements and visitor programs. Photo by Roman Johnston The Portland Japanese Garden is an independent 501 c 3 charitable not-for-profit organization and relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to cover approximately one-third of the cost of its operation. Completed in 1964, the home was moved from , to the garden in 2001.
No No Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions? This position helps visitors find plants, answers some questions related to the plants we have additional resources to help with this , and in general, welcome our visitors. The event occurs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday between November 29th and December 22nd. No No A family member of a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee? Today, the news about The Oregon Garden is positive again. Some even choose to get married here. Cozy fire pits and food and drink booths are scattered throughout the forest, creating warm places to gather with family and friends.
Yes Yes Did the organization report an amount for investments-other securities that is 5% or more of its total assets? No No If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C? The Oregon Garden Foundation board is responsible for fundraising and oversight of the Garden, but it is operated by Moonstone Garden Management, a branch of Moonstone Hotel Properties, which owns The Oregon Garden Resort. In addition to more than 400 conifers some of which were mature specimens donated by the major growers in the area the designers included an impressive list of companion plants such as Japanese Maples, European Beech, assorted Dogwoods, Magnolias, Rhododendrons, plus smaller woodies along with grasses and flowering bulbs. We have had a lot of fun working with local businesses and organizations to promote them through our events, while also promoting the Garden and Silverton as a whole. The Oregon Garden is also committed to sustainability. No No Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor or employee thereof, a grant selection committee member, or to a 35% controlled entity or family member of any of these persons? The water garden is a maze-like area with numerous paths and bridges. The wastewater receives final treatment on about 16 acres 65,000 m 2 of the Oregon Garden where a series of 25 ponds perform three final filtering functions.
No No Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity? The Oregon Garden is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We also offer a complimentary narrated tram tour Friday through Sunday starting April 1st — October, and we are pet-friendly. No No Did the organization report an amount for escrow or custodial account liability; serve as a custodian or provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? No No If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required? Initial development saw a relatively ambitious series of garden expansions. No No Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year? No No Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction? The garden opened to the public during a dedication on April 17, 1999. Brick size 12x12 Bricks placed on the front patio of The Fire Safe House. Visitors can then shop from 18 artisan vendors selling handmade goods; go ice skating; take family photos with Santa; sip traditional glühwein, hot buttered rum or hot cocoa; enjoy the sounds of carolers singing festive holiday music throughout the area; and take in the smells and tastes of roasted nuts and traditional German foods.
The Rediscovery Forest is managed in partnership with the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, and reveals insights on forest management. The groundbreaking ceremony occurred June 27, 1997 and featured high-ranking Oregon politicians. Share the Christmas spirit by volunteering at the Oregon Garden's first annual Christmas in the Garden event. Dollars from Garden visitors and Oregon Garden Resort guests are flowing into Silverton businesses. Your contributions make the operation and maintenance of our world-renowned gardens possible, as well as the cultural and educational programming that explore the richness of Japanese art and culture.