Starr King Openspace Board of Directors Honored at Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association

At the Annual Installation Dinner of the Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association, following swearing in of the Boosters’ own new Executive Committee (aka Board) by Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, new Boosters President Audrey Cole presented Starr King Openspace President Caroline Bird with “The Serpentine Survival Award” in honor of stewardship of both the 3.5 acre serpentine grassland ecological preserve, and of the organizational structure and finances of the Board.

Starr King Openspace Board Of Directors Honored At Potrero Boosters Neighborhood Association

The award was given in recognition of the turnaround efforts of the Board in restoring relationships with the surrounding community, and with five government agencies, plus continuing native plant restorations, firebreaks and other maintenance, wildflower walks, and rebuilding SKOS finances – all, of course, with your help.

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Starr King Board President Caroline Bird Announces Community’s Successful Achievement of Matching Grant in the May 2010 Potrero View

The Potrero View
The Potrero View

Dear Editor,

“I’m very happy to announce that Starr King Openspace has met our matching grants! In December the Potrero Boosters challenged us with a matching grant to raise ,000 by the end of March 2010. The View added an additional 0 challenge in March. Thanks to the overwhelming support of neighbors and local businesses, we raised ,308.48 during that time, plus an additional ,100 in early April.

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Open Space, the Final Frontier in the January 2010 Potrero View

"Southeast San Francisco doesn’t have a vast open space like Golden Gate Park, or a well-funded gated community, such as the Presidio. But it does feature a large number of small, well-loved, ecologically diverse parks and green spots, and one good-sized urban park, 170-acre Candlestick…

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Starr King Openspace Featured in the October 2009 Potrero View

"Potrero Hill is blessed. Besides the beautiful views, sunny weather, great restaurants and cafes, independently owned businesses, a vital, responsive neighborhood newspaper, and dynamic, actively involved community members - besides all that – the neighborhood boasts San Francisco’s only privately owned, hilltop open space: Starr…

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