ROCKY GLEN ART AUCTION
Friends of Rocky Glen is seeking art donations to help fund parking improvements at Rocky Glen Park, 125 acres of Peoria Park District owned natural are along Kickapoo Creek Road in West Peoria. Rocky Glen contains a box canyon with 70 foot exposed sandstone walls, hundreds of carvings on some of the walls, plus two seasonal waterfalls. There is currently no public parking available at Rocky Glen.
The Art Auction will be held Thursday, November 20, at Sky Harbor Steakhouse from 5 pm until 9 pm in conjunction with a wine tasting. All available art pieces will be displayed several weeks prior. Last year was popular with over a hundred participants and generated over a $1000 toward our goal.
FORG is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, 501-3-C, formally organized in 2011. Some of the art donation pieces may be photographed and digitally displayed on our website, www.friendsofrockyglen.org. Working with the property owners, Peoria Park District, we lead free monthly guided hikes. Please contact us thru any of our Board of Directors or if you wish by our website Www.friendsofrockyglen.org, or by calling / text President David Pittman at 309-573-2354.
Donors are encouraged to place a MINIMUM PRICE on their item. If bidding fails to reach the minimum, the donation will be returned. A brief description of each piece and background on the artist, if available, will be very welcome and displayed with the art. Some of the art donation pieces may be photographed and digitally displayed on our website, www.friendsofrockyglen.org. Federal Tax donation receipts will be available from FORG.
FORG is an all-volunteer non-profit organization, 501-3-C, formally organized in 2011. Working with the property owners, Peoria Park District, we lead free monthly guided hikes and fundraise for parking improvements. Please visit the website www.friendsofrockyglen.org, for a schedule of hikes and in depth botanical, geological and historical stories of Rocky Glen Park. Formore information please contact David Pittman President, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 573-2394 text or voice.