We look forward to welcoming your family to The Oregon Garden, in historic Silverton. No No Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States? To ensure financial solvency, a deal was struck with Moonstone Garden Management Incorporated in 2006 in which the company would take over operations of the garden, with the Oregon Garden Foundation retaining ownership. Christmas in the Garden will take place Nov. Included in the honor are The Oregon Garden Resort and the Oregon Garden Foundation. No No If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C? No No Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets? No No Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? Bringing visitors to our wonderful city and sharing the Silverton community spirit is an important part of our mission. In addition to more than 400 conifers some of which were mature specimens donated by the major growers in the area the designers included an impressive list of companion plants such as Japanese Maples, European Beech, assorted Dogwoods, Magnolias, Rhododendrons, plus smaller woodies along with grasses and flowering bulbs.
As a result, Silverton's wastewater is filtered through a series of terraced wetlands located in the garden, collected in a holding tank and used to meet all of the garden's irrigation needs. Volunteers are needed to help greet visitors, tend the fire pits, and work in the gift wrapping station. No No Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor or employee thereof, a grant selection committee member, or to a 35% controlled entity or family member of any of these persons? To sign up, please contact Beth Maurer at volunteer oregongarden. Cozy fire pits and food and drink booths are scattered throughout the forest, creating warm places to gather with family and friends. Dollars from Garden visitors and Oregon Garden Resort guests are flowing into Silverton businesses.
Check with Volunteer Coordinator to see which shifts are available. No No Did the organization conduct more than 5% of its activities through an entity that is not a related organization and that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes? It is open 365 days a year and hosts both public and private events. The Natural Resources Education Program serves over 5,000 children annually in partnership with Oregon Forest Resources Institute. This, combined with lower than expected attendance, quickly depleted the project's funds. This position helps visitors find plants, answers some questions related to the plants we have additional resources to help with this , and in general, welcome our visitors. No No Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity? Brick size 12x12 Bricks placed on the front patio of The Fire Safe House.
No No Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person during the year? No Yes Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities? Shifts available Thursday September 12 - Sunday September 15th. Oregon Garden Type , public Location 879 West Main Street , United States : Area 80 acres 32 ha Created April 17, 1999 Operated by Moonstone Garden Management Incorporated. Share the Christmas spirit by volunteering at the Oregon Garden's first annual Christmas in the Garden event. Paid admission during the first visit includes free return visits for the duration of the event. No No Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301. On the second weekend, additional volunteers are needed to work as Santa's helpers and to assist in the reindeer visiting area. No No Did the organization receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract? The ice skating rink will also be open daily throughout the week for those who wish only to ice skate.
The Oregon Garden is also committed to sustainability. By Steve Ritchie Ten years ago, the future of The Oregon Garden looked uncertain at best. The groundbreaking ceremony occurred June 27, 1997 and featured high-ranking Oregon politicians. We have had a lot of fun working with local businesses and organizations to promote them through our events, while also promoting the Garden and Silverton as a whole. The Oregon Garden is overseen by The Oregon Garden Foundation Board of Directors, which is composed of volunteers, and is recognized as a 501 c 3 public charity. Yet, here in Silverton was a potential source of water — treated, of course — that could make their project grow.
In April 1996, a master plan was created for the garden which includes ultimately developing all 240 acres 0. The garden also provides wetland mitigation for a nearby industrial park to provide waterfowl and amphibian habitat, and offloads from water it would not naturally carry during low-flow months in the summer to address an requirement. The Garden also promotes sustainability through green roofs, composting, edible landscaping, barley straw algae control and more. The Oregon Garden offers memberships that help support new improvements and visitor programs. Shift times are 11-4 pm; 2-6 pm; 4-8 pm; 6-10 pm; 8-midnight. No No Is the organization a section 501 c 4 , 501 c 5 , or 501 c 6 organization that receives membership dues, assessments, or similar amounts as defined in Revenue Procedure 98-19? Roaming carolers, school choirs, and acoustic guitar players will provide plenty of cheer. Committees met, plans were drawn, acreage was acquired, bonds issued, checks written and before long the dream was realized.
Christmas in the Garden will take place from 4pm to 9pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 29 through December 22. This in turn enhances our ability to provide quality service to our guests and career advancement opportunities to our employees. . No No Did the organization report an amount for investments-program related that is 5% or more of its total assets? Remember a loved one, highlight a special event or honor someone special. In 2002, the water garden won an award from the for environmental friendliness. No No If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required? Prior knowledge or experience is required.
No No Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in temporarily restricted endowments, permanent endowments, or quasi-endowments? No No Did the organization report an amount for other assets that is 5% or more of its total assets? No No Was the organization a party to a business transaction with one of the following parties A current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee? Hatteberg says overnight stays at the Resort have increased along with Garden attendance. Attendance at the garden totaled 250,000 visitors the first year. Some parts © 2019 Advameg, Inc. No No Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year? The garden holds an annual festival each autumn. Today Silverton has new wastewater treatment facilities that send up to a million gallons of treated effluent to an array of more than twenty terraced and connected ponds that were excavated from a gently sloping 250 acre hillside. No No Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures? No No Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations? The Resort is pet-friendly and features 103 guest rooms each with a fireplace and patio , the relaxing.
For information about Silverton and a schedule of local events, visit:. But gardens in the West require water and an inexpensive and unrestricted supply is optimal. No No Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions? No No Is the organization a school described in section 170 b 1 A ii? Will you support tranquility, beauty, and cultural understanding in our world with a tax-deductible donation to the Portland Japanese Garden today? There are truly great opportunities for everyone whether they are garden aficionados or just want to relax in this beautiful setting. Yes Yes Did the organization report an amount for investments-other securities that is 5% or more of its total assets? Brick size 4x8 Bricks placed along the Garden Green between The Grand Staircase and J. Residents must show proof of residency for both discounts. A 25-acre 100,000 m 2 native grove includes the 400-year-old, 100-foot 30 m Signature Oak, which is one of. The Oregon Garden is overseen by Board of Directors, which is composed of volunteers, and is recognized as a 501 c 3 public charity.