La Pine Park and Recreation Foundation
“To support the La Pine Park and Recreation District and enhance access to educational and recreational opportunities by assisting with facility improvements and financial aid for programming.”
2023 Annual Spring Dinner
Raiders of the Lost Ark!
2023 Mid Oregon Credit Union Music in the Pines
Summer Concert Series!
La Pine Park and Recreation District, along with support from La Pine Park and Recreation Foundation, La Pine Lions and other individuals, launched the first ever summer concert series in La Pine, OR in 2018. It was an outstanding summer as the community came out in droves to enjoy great music, food & craft vendors and one another’s company. With Title Sponsor, Mid Oregon Credit Union, and Presenting Sponsors, La Pine Community Health Center, City of La Pine and High Desert Botanicals having music in our community was a great addition to the many other events that happen throughout the year. We are excited to see how this event grows over the years! Click here to learn more.
Foundation Receives Strategic Grant to Grow Mentorship Program in South Deschutes County
Ford Family Foundation invests in the Opportunity Knocks Peer Mentorship Program in Sunriver and La Pine to help business leaders grow their business.
La Pine, Ore. (June 15th, 2021) Opportunity Knocks (OK), a peer mentorship group for leaders in Central Oregon, announced today that they received a “Strategic Grant” from The Ford Family Foundation to grow their current OK business leaders’ team in La Pine and start another team in South Deschutes County.
This grant will be administered in conjunction with La Pine Park & Recreation Business Education Program, and it will help business leaders by offering economic assistance through membership scholarships to support the growth of businesses in the South Deschutes area.
“Opportunity Knocks has been a pillar of the leadership and business growth ecosystem in Central Oregon supporting 27 teams in Deschutes County,” said Kathy DeBone, Board of Directors for La Pine Park & Recreation Foundation. She added, “Opportunity Knocks’ team expansion is very important to supporting business growth for this region in Oregon.”
Opportunity Knocks Executive Director Michele O’Hara stated, “Opportunity Knocks plays a leadership role in growing the business and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Central Oregon, and we look forward to working with The Ford Family Foundation and La Pine Park & Recreation to foster and collaborate with business leaders in South Deschutes County, with the mission of growing a strong and lasting business community.”
The grant was administered through the assistance of the La Pine Parks & Recreation Foundation, supporting their mission to enhance access to educational and recreational opportunities by assisting with facility improvements and financial aid for programming.
Leave a Legacy!
Buying a brick is a unique way to honor those cherished in your life (parents, grandparents, siblings, children, friends, pets, etc…).Business names are also welcome. Sale proceeds will go to support the La Pine Parks & Recreation District in improving the La Pine Community one brick at a time. All bricks purchased will be displayed and used in the designed project including walk-ways in Frontier Heritage Park. Leave your mark by having a brick engraved with your name and message to be viewed for years to come!
About the project
The Ford Institute Leadership Program Cohort 3 initially partnered with the La Pine Park & Recreation Foundation in order to construct something beautiful and practical for Frontier Heritage Park. Now under the care of La Pine Park & Recreation District, bricks continue to be available for purchase. Funds from the sale of bricks will be used for on-going maintenance of the project.
If you are interested in ordering a brick download the Brick Order Form and once completed return to the LPRD office. If you have any questions feel free to contact us.