MURRIETA, CA - The Murrieta Public Library Foundation, Inc., a recently formed nonprofit organization. made its debut before an invited group of local leaders including 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. The formal introduction was held on March 19, 2010, in the Library which serves as a much used "Gathering Place" for the community.
The President of the Foundation. Juanita Blankenship, welcomed the attendees and spoke about the creation and goals of the Foundation, including the main endeavor which is to participate in building a stronger, educated and cultured community through the Library. She emphasized that obtaining private funding to establish an endowment will augment the Murrieta Library's ability to meet these needs.
In her presentation, Mayor Bennett expressed gratitude and her support for the formation of the Foundation and their goals to