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Friends of New Britain Parks Organization

Meeting Times

Organization Members

The organization meets  on an as-needed basis in the Borough Administrative Office at 45 Keeley Avenue. Board Members:  Debby Dougherty, Steve Gieseler, Tess LaMontagne,

New Britain Borough established a 509(a)(3) corporation known as Friends of New Britain Parks.  This organization is a charitable corporate vehicle for persons wishing to support the borough in specific ways while obtaining a tax deduction. A board of three directors are appointed by Borough Council.  Board members are not required to be residents of the borough, but should have a connection to the municipality. The board is responsible for:

  • Identifying projects large and small that would be of interest to donors.
  • Publicizing the charitable opportunities.
  • Investigating ways to raise money through activities, public solicitation and bequests.
  • Leveraging donations where possible with matching grant money