WPB Library Foundation Hosts Celebration for Giving Society Members

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WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (Apr. 28, 2021) West Palm Beach Library Foundation Board Member Steven Mayans and his wife Terry Resk hosted a celebration event for Giving Society members at their home on April 25, 2021.  The event acknowledged the committed supporters of the WPB Library Foundation and featured an exclusive presentation by local architect and historian Rick Gonzalez of REG Architects.  The Library Foundation supports critical programs and resources at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach that strengthen its diverse local community.

Mr. Mayans commented, “As a new board member, I was only too happy to open my home to our most dedicated library supporters.  These volunteers revere institutions like the Mandel Public Library and deeply appreciate its contribution to the quality of life in our community.  The Giving Society members share this vision and generously support, year after year, these vital programs.”

“We could not support our library without the help and commitment of our Giving Society members, and we wanted to recognize their contributions and service.  During this challenging year, our members continued to support programs like job help and homework centers that were instrumental to a robust recovery for our community,” said Dean Dimke, WPB Library Foundation executive director.

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation Giving Society is comprised of dedicated individuals who invest in the Foundation’s mission by providing critical financial support for the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.  The Foundation raises funds for the Library to provide free quality programs, services, and resources that serve thousands in the local community including afterschool homework centers, summer learning programs, job readiness, and programs in art, technology, education, culture, and more.  The Giving Society consists of four recognition levels, starting at a minimum annual gift of $1,000.

Guests at the Giving Society event included:  Josephine duPont Bayard, Kim Bepler, Dianne and Abe Bernstein, Hon. Ann W. Brown, Melanie Cabot, Adrienne M. Coffin, Dr. Mary Ann and Wallace DuPont, Dean and Audrey Dimke, Edith Friedheim, Rick and Brigitte Gonzalez, Myrna and Roger Landay, Steven Mayans, Terry Resk, Pamela Slotkin, and Robert Snyder.

For more information, about the West Palm Beach Library Foundation or its Giving Society, visit wpblf.org or call 561-868-7715.

About the West Palm Beach Library Foundation

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation raises funds for the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach to provide free quality programs, services, and resources that enrich and strengthen its diverse community. The Foundation hopes to create an inspired community where children excel and adults thrive. Gifts to the Foundation support popular library programs including afterschool homework centers, summer learning programs, reading programs, teen college prep, job readiness and adult programs in art, technology, education, culture, and entertainment.