Projects We’ve Supported

Saturday, January 10, 2015 was a ban­ner day for the City of Encinitas as the new Encinitas Community Park was opened amid beau­ti­ful skies on a beau­ti­ful win­ter day.

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The new park includes a skate park, ball parks, much com­mon area for leisure activ­i­ties, a children’s play­ground, and most beloved to the Encinitas Garden Festival & Tour Committee is the newly opened Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park.

In 2014, EGF&T Committee mem­ber Sandy Shapiro (also an Encinitas Park Commissioner) pro­moted the idea to name the dog park in mem­ory of late city coun­cil mem­ber and mayor Maggie Houlihan. It is a fit­ting legacy since gar­dens and dogs were among Maggie’s two great passions.

The EGF&T Planning Committee donated $7,500 to sup­port the dog park nam­ing and to help with sig­nage and related expenses. We are so proud to honor Maggie’s legacy, to be a part of Encinitas his­tory, and we look for­ward to the many hours of recre­ation and leisure that will be enjoyed for gen­er­a­tions to come.

Other Projects We’ve Supported

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