The Pledge Drive is Underway!
The fundraising campaign reached a milestone when on Wednesday, April
26th the first 500 pledge drive brochures were mailed. We will be mailing an additional
1,200 in the coming weeks. When you receive your copy please fill in the return envelope and mail it by June
15th so we can show the pledge total at the summer festival. Although we may continue the pledge drive well into fall, it's possible that our initial goal will be reached earlier.
In that case we will notify the donors to submit their pledged amounts.
If you are not on our mailing list and want to receive a pledge drive brochure,
you can now request one from this page. There is an
electronic form to fill out and submit, and a brochure and pledge envelope will
be sent to you.
Those Saima members who made up the "brochure team" will continue to be active in the fundraising phase by working, chiefly, to extend our outreach to other
As in any small organization, many of the same people wear different hats and some of us are already wearing our contractor selection and construction coordination
caps. More on this later.
|Our first envelope stuffing session to send the first batch of 500 pledge drive brochures on
Clockwise around the table we see: Pauline Daley, Maija Mård, Lars Widstrand, Joan Niehaus, Armas Kaukoranta, Vilho Lucander, and Karl
Makela. Also present was Alida Herring and Jim Daley. Jim took the photo.
The Expansion Fund is well under
By end of October, we
26.3% of the
funds required to start the construction. Please keep sending in
the pledge envelopes with your pledge! We need your support!
Mail in your pledges
now, and be part of the continued success of Saima Park!
What if you have not received the
Fund Raising Information brochure in the mail, and would like a copy?
out the form below, and click on the submit button. A brochure will be
mailed to you shortly.
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