6/16/2010--SLO Land Conservancy and SLO City Successful in Raising Froom Ranch Funds
With over 300 separate donations from the local community, The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo
County and the City of San Luis Obispo have surpassed the campaign funding goal to purchase Froom Ranch
for Open Space in the City's expanding Greenbelt. Key to the success of the local campaign were anchor
donors Don & Mary Smith who gave $10,000 at the very beginning of the project, and SunPower Corporation who helped close the deal with a recent $10,000 contribution to the project....
The City of San Luis Obispo's Natural Resources Protection Program and The Land Conservancy of San Luis
Obispo County raised $63,000 in local donations over the last three months to create Froom Ranch Open
Space; a 310 acre property that will offer new recreational opportunities and wildlife viewing in the SLO