Monetary Contributions

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Friends

Donations Under $100

Friends of Gary New Duluth, the St. Louis River Corridor and building strong communities.

  • Slovenian Union of America
  • Joe & Shirley Balach
  • Therese Balach
  • Steve & Marlene Balach
  • Shotz Bar
  • Jimmy’s Kitchen & Bar
  • Mary & Dwight Barth
  • Mindy Baski
  • Kevin & Kathy Behm
  • Doug & Cheryl Belanger
  • John & Alice Berg
  • Donna Bergstrom
  • Donna Bewley
  • David & Jill Blazevic
  • Joe Blum
  • Pamela Boben
  • James & Laura Booth
  • Kyle Boyat
  • Jake & Julien Bratek
  • Jon Brostowitz
  • Florence Burger
  • Terry Burger
  • In Memory of: Janet Elizabeth Calhoun
  • Laurie Casey
  • Mike Sr. & Aurine Casey
  • Michael Cheetham
  • Al Chepelnik
  • Duluth Women’s Club
  • Penny & Michael Cragin
  • In Memory of Bill Damkroeger
  • Nancy & Alexander Darbut
  • Maranda DeSanto
  • Cole DiMeglio
  • Sandy Dinehart
  • Chuck & Cheri Duvall
  • Brent Elling
  • Deanna Erickson
  • In Honor of: Rendulich Family
  • In Memory of: Stoyanoff Family
  • In Memory of: Burger Family
  • Sharon & Charles Fedora
  • Anna Foster
  • Agnes Galleberg
  • In Memory of: Mary Giacominni
  • Regis Glumac
  • Karen Griffith
  • Jake Grondahl
  • Mark & Jill Hakala
  • William & Cheryl Hallamek
  • Martha Han
  • Richard Haney
  • Carmen Hartley
  • Parna: Life Source Energy Healing
  • Tom & Marsha Hystad
  • Brenda Jacobs
  • Allen Johnson
  • Sean Jones
  • Nicola Jurich
  • Jackson Karren
  • Janet Kennedy
  • Kristen Kimsey
  • Carroll Koliboski
  • Jeanne Koneczny
  • Josh Kosanovich
  • Geraldine Kozloski
  • In Memory of: Gina Kozul
  • Pamela Kramer
  • Jon & Patty Langlee
  • Timothy Larson
  • Linda & Arthur Lezama
  • Jimmy’s LLC
  • North Point Realty LLC
  • Jaki Majeski
  • Brian & Karen McCormick
  • Peter & Helen McDonnell
  • Kathleen McKeever
  • Ann Marie Menart
  • Ann Menart
  • Anna Montgomery
  • Carole Newkumet
  • Richard & Claire Nordberg
  • Millicent O’Connell
  • Sam Odden
  • Jon & Gail Ohman
  • In Memory of: Roger Olson
  • In Memory of: Paulette Ozzello
  • Robert Paul
  • In Memory of: Melody Paul
  • Marilynn Pavlich
  • Jim & Diane Petrich
  • In Memory of: Theresa Petrich
  • Kayla Petrich
  • Weegie Poston
  • Roberta & Wayne Prince
  • Mark Privratsky
  • Sherri Puckett
  • Donna Puhl
  • Joanne Regan
  • Cliff & Nancy Regan
  • Tom & Kim Rendulich
  • John & Barbara Rodberg
  • Dave Geary & Deanne Roquet
  • Anna Rozova
  • In Memory of: Sheila Samarzia
  • In Memory of: Georgeann Sams
  • Melody Schneider
  • John Schneider
  • In Memory of: Ron Seguin
  • Charles & Barbara Seipp
  • Diane Skomars
  • Brenda Skorich
  • Trevor J. Smith
  • Trevor J Smith
  • Glen & Mary Jane Sorenson
  • Jack Spaeth
  • Vera Stephenson
  • In Memory of: Milan Stojevich
  • In Memory of: John Stojevich
  • In Memory of John Stojevich
  • Helen Stojevich
  • Barbara Suliin
  • John Susnik
  • Terese Tomanek
  • In Memory of: John Stojevich & Sons: Tony, John Jr & Bobby
  • Ray & Sonja Ulvi
  • Lisa Van Doren
  • Bob & Jean Vanderport
  • Robert Verzich
  • David von Edeskuty
  • Edna & John Weber
  • Pat Whalen
  • Patricia & Vee Whalen
  • Mary White
  • Evelyn Wietman
  • Claudia Wilson
  • Mandi Wojciehowski

The Blue / White Club

Donations from $100 to $499

A blue shirt that says Stowe Elementary on the front

Blue & White are the colors of the Stowe Bulldogs. Did you know that Stowe once went from K through the 9th grade? The Bulldogs played against other junior high schools in the city.

  • Morgan Park High School Class of 1965
  • Cub Scout Pack #3013
  • Craig Binsfield / Benefit Advisors
  • Anonymous
  • In Memory of: Santo J. Antonutti
  • Joanie Balach
  • In Honor of: Steve Balach Jr.
  • Robert Balach
  • Lana Joy Balach
  • Steve Balach Jr.
  • In Honor of: Joanie Balch
  • Mary & Dwight Barth
  • Tanya Beckwith
  • Kevin & Kathy Behm
  • Tom Bell
  • Bradley Bennett
  • Douglas & Beverly Bennett
  • Clark & Patty Bennett
  • James Bennett
  • Donna Benson
  • In Memory of: Ron Benson
  • Kathleen Bergen
  • Thomas Bergum
  • Continental Ski & Bike, Inc.
  • In Memory of: John & Frances Boben
  • In Honor of: Mark & Linda Boben
  • In Memory of: Stanley & Ruth Boben
  • In Honor of: Linda Boben
  • Kelly & David Bolgrien
  • Rebecca Bosanko
  • Patrice Bradley
  • In Memory of: Bob Brophy
  • In Memory of: Dorothy Bubacz
  • Dorothy Bubacz
  • Leslie & Frank Bucar
  • In Memory of: Buddy
  • Ken Buehler
  • James Caesar
  • River Place Campground
  • Jennifer Carey
  • John & Tracey Carey
  • Mike Jr. & Laurie Casey
  • In Memory of: Peter Ceskic
  • St. George Orthodox Church
  • Alison Clarke
  • Western Area Business & Civic Club
  • Fond du Lac Community Club
  • Fond Du Lac Community Club
  • Eugene Collard
  • In Honor of: The Children of Our Community
  • Gartner Refrigeration Company
  • Andren Paint Company
  • Lee Conradi
  • Kermit & Marilyn Cook
  • In Memory of Bill Damkroeger
  • Mark Danielson
  • Cheryl Danielson
  • Nancy & Alexander Darbut
  • Marlene David
  • Darilyn J. Davis
  • Al & Susie Decker
  • Douglas Delaney
  • Michael & Tanya Dmowski
  • Tutoring Duluth/Deb Dwyer
  • Ruth Ann Eaton
  • In Memory of: Dr. Mark Eckman
  • Gary & Kathleen Eisenbach
  • Maxwell Elfelt
  • David Emery
  • Husky Energy
  • Melissa Engebretson
  • Patricia Erickson
  • H&H Export, Inc.
  • Dave & Jill Blazevic Family
  • Nassin Family
  • Steve Letica Family
  • Suzy Fairchild
  • Brenda Fife
  • Kelly Finnegan
  • In Honor of Barbara & Dick Fischer
  • In Memory of: Joseph Floreano
  • John & Julie Foucault
  • William & Donna Froseth
  • Tyrone & Sharon Frost
  • Eric Gibson
  • Dan & Sue Gigliotti
  • In Memory of: Tom Gillen
  • Robert & Karen Glowacki
  • Regis Glumac
  • Andrew & Molly Goldfine
  • In Memory of: Beverly Goldfine
  • Beverly Goldfine
  • In Memory of: John Mestnick Grassinger
  • Wilheim & Jennifer Grau
  • William & Barbara Gravelle
  • In Memory of Steve (Stojan) Griak
  • Lorrie Griffin
  • Edwin & Sherry Hall
  • Timothy Hamman
  • Carmen Hartley
  • Roger Hartley
  • Michael & Liz Henderson
  • Charlie & Beatrice Herman
  • In Memory of: Charlie Herman
  • In Memory of: Richard Hoffman
  • Joan & Justin Hoffmann
  • George Host
  • Young & Associates Agency Inc.
  • Debbie Inwood
  • Larry & Jeanne Ivanovich
  • Joe & Alice Janchar
  • In Memory of: Joe Janchar
  • Dale M. Johnson
  • In Memory of: Larry Johnson
  • Ken & Norma Johnson
  • In Memory of: Agnes Jones
  • Roxanne Kaldor
  • Crystal Kirchner
  • Rosemary Kosevich
  • In Memory of: Ernie & Martha Laine
  • Spirit Lake Development /
  • In Memory of: Jimmy Lane
  • Michelle Lebeau
  • Ann Lewis
  • Brian & Sue Liberty
  • In Memory of: Patt & Otto Macor
  • Duluth Brass Manufacturing
  • In Memory Of: Bob Marnich
  • Dan & Joanne Marnich
  • Darrell Martin
  • Renee Mattson
  • Kevin & Shirley McConnell
  • Bill & Gay Vaughn McEwen
  • In Memory of: Mark Medved
  • In Memory of: Sharon Medved
  • James Menart
  • Patty Mester
  • Lizette Miller
  • In Memory of: Patricia M. Modeen
  • Paul & Patricia Modeen
  • Kim & Mike Monson
  • In Honor Of: Jim Morris
  • In Memory of: Frank & Betty Mrak
  • Florence Nasti
  • Gilbert (Pete) & Janice Nelson
  • Chris & Judy Nelson
  • Robert Nordberg
  • Richard & Claire Nordberg
  • Alice Nordin
  • Millicent O’Connell
  • Brenda S. Denton (Denton Law Office)
  • Thomas & Carol Ornell
  • Jo-Ann Pasek
  • Marilynn Pavlich
  • Michael & Mary Pavlovich
  • Kelly Pelto
  • Mary Petrich
  • In Memory of: Thanie Petrich
  • In Honor of: Mary Petrich
  • Jerry Pfeffer
  • Max Caven Photography
  • Denny & Pat Picconatto
  • Amy Rahja
  • Joy Rasmussen
  • Jack Rendulich
  • Dick & Nancy Richie
  • In Honor of: Helen Rizzi
  • In Memory of: Ray D. Rizzi
  • Yvonne Rizzi-Belich
  • Henry & Terry Roberts
  • John & Barb Rodberg
  • Michael Rosa
  • In Memory of: Sophia & Anton Rubin (Rubcic)
  • In Memory of: Ray Rybos Sr.
  • Susan & Raymond Rybos
  • In Memory of: Ray Rybos Sr. & Ray Rybos Jr.
  • Holly C. Sampson
  • Terry Sanders
  • Ryan & Jackie Sather
  • Elizabeth Sawyer
  • Terri Seiler
  • Shamrock Trucking LLC
  • Cliff & Barb Sherer
  • Joe Sigler
  • Joe & Ryann Signorelli
  • Mark & Sandra Signorelli
  • Jerry & Carol Smith
  • John & Judy Smolnikar
  • Amanda Soberg
  • Elizabeth M. George & Dale D. Sola
  • Donald Solwold
  • Memory of Vince Spallacci
  • In Memory of: Nick Srdar
  • John & Jeanie Stark
  • Peter & Darlene Staudohar
  • Charlie Stauduhar
  • Mark & Patti Stenhammer
  • Helen Stojevich
  • In Memory of: David Stojevich
  • David Stojevich
  • In Honor of: Helen Stojevich
  • John & Pauline Stojevich
  • Patricia Stojevich
  • Janice Swanson
  • Charitable Trust
  • Raymond & Sonja Ulvi
  • Lori Ulvi
  • Steven Veit
  • Kevin Walli
  • Lawrence Wietman, Jr.
  • Jim Filby Williams
  • Whole Foods CO-OP
  • Geiger L. Yount
  • Sam & Beverly Zikovich
  • Elliot Zunich

The Principal’s Club

Donations from $500 to $999

An outside shot of Stowe Elementary School

Blue & White are the colors of the Stowe Bulldogs. Did you know that Stowe once went from K through the 9th grade? The Bulldogs played against other junior high schools in the city.

  • Helene K. Abbott
  • Les & Rosie Adolphson
  • Jan Akervik
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • David Arvold
  • Western Bank
  • Robert Berg
  • Lyle & Lynn Bergal
  • Allen Boben
  • In Memory of: Edward & Helen Boben
  • Robert & Faith Bubalo
  • Laura S. Budd
  • Tracy & Kay Burger
  • Northern Orthotic & Prosthetic Center
  • Morgan Park Community Club
  • Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
  • Marine Iron & Ship Building Company
  • Jerry & Bev Cran
  • In Memory of: Renee Doble
  • Dick Dragovich
  • Dolores “Dolly” Dutmer
  • Puglisi Gun Emporium
  • Robert & Linda Espenson
  • Adolphson Real Estate
  • In Memory of: Hugo & Pearl Hansen Family
  • Lawrence Sever Family
  • Gregory & Sheila Fox
  • Riverfront Community Fund
  • Richard F. Gillen
  • Bill Glowacki
  • Joyce Goldberg
  • Walt & Kay Gower
  • Rotary Club of Duluth Harbortown
  • In Memory of: Charlie & Bea Herman
  • Dougherty Funeral Home
  • Robert & Michele Howard
  • Dale & Paul Johnson’s “Iron Mug Coffee & Ale House”
  • South Pier Inn
  • Helena Jackson
  • Peter & Tracey Kolar
  • John Lawien
  • Gordon Marinkovich
  • Larry & Maureen McGough
  • Frank & Deb Messina
  • John & Patricia Miller
  • In Memory of: Richard & Claire Nordberg
  • Ted & Rae Ann Pavlovich
  • In Memory of: Rachelle Peterson
  • Yvonne Puhl
  • Jim & Heath Ransom
  • Shotz Bar / Kathleen Rose
  • In Honor of: Pam & Neale Roth
  • Mark & Nancy Rubin
  • In Memory of: Bruno Seppi
  • In Memory of: Susan Skull
  • Louis & Pat St. George
  • St. Louis County Historical Society
  • Richard Turchi
  • Karen Turnboom
  • Mike & Kathy Tusken
  • Steve & Nancy Waters
  • Ted & Beverly Wenum

The Community Pillars

Donations from $1,000 to $2,499

The Community has had many citizens over the years who have stepped up and been leaders.  Who do you remember?

  • Susan Coen / State Farm Agency
  • Nick Alworth
  • Real Living / Messina & Associates
  • Irving Community Association
  • Daniel Lambi Balach
  • George Balach
  • Bell Bank
  • North Shore Bank
  • Park State Bank
  • DAMAGE Boardshop
  • In Memory of: Norman Bourestom
  • Judge David & Gloria Bouschor
  • In Memory of: Robert Boyat
  • Mary Ann Boyat
  • Barb Bucar
  • Frank & Sharon Bucar
  • Gary-New Duluth Community Club
  • Gloria Desmedt
  • Bill & Connie Dinan
  • Darrill & Rita Erickson
  • Police Service Dogs, Inc.
  • In Memory of: The Letica Family
  • Dave Goldberg Family
  • Richard & Barbara Fischer
  • Bill & Lynn Gigliotti
  • Don Joe
  • Elaine Killen
  • Tony & Lois Kochevar
  • Robert E. & Jacquelyn Larsen
  • Marty Larsen
  • In Memory of: Sandy Lewis
  • KSKJ Life
  • St. Luke’s
  • Robert W. & Mary Jo (Balach) Lund
  • Robert & Marilyn Maas
  • David Updergraff & Lynn MacLean
  • Maurices
  • Bob & Diane Meierhoff
  • Sam Miscevich
  • James & Frances Morris
  • Mary Olin
  • In Memory of: Bertha Panyan
  • Mont du Lac Resort
  • Neale & Pam Roth
  • In Memory of: Kenneth Schoen
  • Jack & Cindy (Macor) Seiler
  • Mitchell & Elva Sill
  • John & Barbara Skull
  • Mark & Gail Smithson
  • John & Judy Smolnikar
  • A. W. Kuettel & Sons, Inc.
  • In Memory of: David Stojevich
  • Korner Store
  • Dale & Stefani Summerlin
  • Mars Supply
  • Deanna Bennett Real Estate Team
  • Roland Thomas
  • Kenneth & Jeanette Turnboom
  • In Memory of: Raymond Ulvi
  • Dr. Scott & Dana Varland
  • In Memory of: John Vekich
  • Walmart
  • N. Dale Weller

The Commonwealth Avenue Society

Donations from $2,500 to $4,999

Commonwealth Avenue is the main street through Gary-New Duluth.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • In Memory of: Joe Balach
  • In Memory of: Steve Balach
  • Ronald & Margaret Boben
  • Ted Bogich
  • IKONICS Corporation
  • Rotary Club 25 of Duluth
  • of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • Lahti Foundation
  • John T. & Elizabeth T. Adams Art Fund
  • Ted & Carol Griak
  • Clyde & Julie Johnson
  • Stephen & Marcia Johnson
  • Dick Forbort Trojan Legacy
  • Violet Letica
  • Dale Lewis
  • Duluth Dog Parks
  • In Memory of: Joe Petrovich
  • John & Linda Puglisi
  • Lake Superior Area REALTORS®, Inc.
  • Helen Rizzi
  • Buffalo House / Scott Stoyanoff
  • Ann Glumac & Bill Ulland

The 1914 Associates

Donations from $5,000 to $9,999

1914 was the date the second Stowe School was built.  Did you know that the first was built on 97th and McKuen Street?

  • Debra Cervenka
  • The JAMAR Company
  • BRETMIN Charitable Foundation
    • an affiliate of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Harold & Ruth Frederick
  • Duluth Legacy Endowment Fund
  • Essentia Health Community Giving
  • Bill & Kisty Haller
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • Kenneth & Concetta Schoen

The Founders Society

Donations from $10,000 to $24,999

Join the group to make The GARY REC the center of the community and the St. Louis River Corridor!

  • Anonymous
  • ConocoPhillips
  • VONCO V Duluth
  • Enbridge
  • Darrel D. Johnson Excavating
  • Jeff & Jill Widness / HMI
  • George & Elizabeth Goldfarb Family Foundation
  • Al & Erika Hodnik
  • Lakehead Constructors Inc.
  • Cheryl & Joe Meese
  • St. Louis County Attorney’s Office
  • Community Parks & Recreation
  • Kenneth Schoen
  • John Vekich

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

Donations from $25,000 to $49,999

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) published more than 30 books, but it was her best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that catapulted her to international celebrity and secured her place in history.

  • Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association
  • Mark & Linda Boben
  • Gary & Kathleen Bubalo
  • M E Elecmetal
  • Kraus Anderson Foundation
  • Minnesota Power Foundation

Silver

Donations from $50,000 to $99,999

The following people or companies are Silver Donors:

  • Northland Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation / Minnesota Vikings

Gold

Donations from $100,000 to $249,999

The following people or companies are Gold Donors:

  • Vintage Acres
  • Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation
  • DNR – STAR Grant & Coastal Program Grant
  • Canadian National Railroad

Diamond

Donations from $250,000 to $999,999

The following people or companies are Diamond Donors:

  • City of Duluth

Platinum

Donations of $1 Million or more

Be the first Platinum Donor!

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WHERE ARE WE NOW?

We value and take pride in our community and each of its members, education, physical activity and our environment, those who promote positive actions and give back to our community, and appreciate the opportunity to have fun as we promote service in our community and strong personal relationships between its members.

Because of the incredible generosity of the Duluth community and beyond, we have raised the following in cash and in kind contributions of labor, services and materials.  Our citizens, businesses, trade unions, foundations and the City of Duluth have been truly amazing in their support.

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Help us reach our goal! Donate today!

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WHAT CAN YOU DO?

The GND Community Center and Recreation Area is dedicated to providing a place to be used by members of the community for social, cultural, learning and recreational purposes.

The community is in a period of transition with many new people moving to the community. The GND REC provides the catalyst for bringing the community together, benefiting young people and seniors alike while instilling an overall sense of pride throughout the community.

We can’t get this project completed without your help!