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The Greater Tulare Recreation Foundation, Inc., is a "not-for-profit" foundation whose purpose is:

To promote the acquisition and development of open space, parks and recreation/community facilities in and around the greater Tulare area as essential to a healthful, urban environment.

To encourage innovation in the development of programs and facilities that may not ordinarily be supported by government resources.

To enhance the quality of park, recreation and community services for the present and future residents living in and around the greater Tulare area.


Juan Alvarado
Brian Beck, Vice President
Kevin Brown
Val Brown
Lana da Silva
Willard Epps
Marmie Fidler
Nancy Gregg, President
Dean Leek
Kathy Melendez, Secretary
Craig Miller
Michelle Nunley
Hollie Tisthammer, Treasurer
Chris Tomcak 




The GTR Foundation, Inc., has a growing list of projects that support its goals and purposes established by the Board of Directors. Following are just a few examples:

* Arbor Day Activities
*Arts and Entertainment
* Bike Lane Improvements
* Del Lago Park Youth Fishing Derbies
* Dennis Wong Road Run
* Dog Park
* Elk Bayou Park Improvements
* Elk Bayou Soccer Complex
* G.R.E.A.T. Summer Program
* Kidsí Safe Route Program
* Mulcahy Neighborhood Park
* Oak Tree Preservation
* Scholarship Program for Recreation
* Trees for parks and trails
* Tulare Santa Fe Trail Amenities
* Tulare Skateboard Park
* Youth Services




The Greater Tulare Recreation Foundation, Inc.
830 So. Blackstone
Tulare, CA  93274
FAX  (559) 685-2323