The Murrieta Public Library Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization, made its debut on March 19 at the Murrieta Public Library before a group of local leaders including Murrieta Mayor Kelly Bennett, council members Doug McAllister, Rick Gibbs, and Gary Thomasian as well as other citizens who have expressed a commitment to the goals of the founding members.
Foundation president Juanita Blankenship spoke about the foundation’s creation and goals.
She said its main purpose will be to a stronger, educated and cultured community through the library.
Blankenship explained that obtaining private funds to establish an endowment will allow the Murrieta Library’s ability to meet those needs.
Mayor Bennett expressed gratitude to the founding group and her support of the foundation and its goal to assist with the library’s