The Fortuna Group Backyard is shifting to a brand new location.
Rhonda Lewis, director of the backyard, stated, “The transfer will give us a chance to develop our current backyard to higher serve the neighborhood. The neighborhood backyard started 9 years in the past when Steve Palecki contacted the Seventh-day Adventist Group Companies, situated at 2331 Rohnerville Street, and offered the thought to them. The Fortuna Catholic Church underneath Father Ramon Pons at the moment volunteered the property on Newburg Street to host the backyard.
“Via onerous work, many sacrifices and the help of the neighborhood, the backyard expanded,” she stated. “It offers for not solely the households who take part in it, but additionally offers meals for the St. Joseph’s Catholic Meals Pantry and the Seventh-day Adventist Group Service’s meals pantry.”
The backyard’s new location can be 1200 Ross Hill Street, on the campus of Fortuna Junior Academy, with Sean Todd heading it up. Todd was Palecki’s pupil on the Faculty of the Redwoods backyard. Palecki introduced Todd onboard on the Fortuna backyard, and Todd mentored underneath Palecki for effectively over a yr. As well as, he continues to work on the CR backyard and the Open Door Clinic backyard.
Jamie Burzo, principal of Fortuna Junior Academy stated, “Having the neighborhood backyard on campus can be a terrific alternative for our college students to find out about science, their surroundings and God in addition to serving to our neighborhood.”
Pastor Dan Freedman from the Fortuna Seventh-day Adventist Church thanked St Joseph’s Parish and the Catholic Church for his or her 9 years internet hosting the backyard on their property.
Shifting the backyard started in late December. By subsequent spring, the backyard can be able to re-open and serve the neighborhood.
For extra info, e-mail Sean Todd at email@example.com.
“We additionally need to take this time to thank Steve Palecki for his quite a few years of managing the backyard and constructing it as much as the place it’s as we speak. We want him and his spouse blessings and success of their transfer to Oregon,” stated Lewis.