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Play Bingo To Save Wildomar's Parks

Friends For Wildomar Parks is holding a Jan. 15 $25-per-person bingo event to benefit Marna O'Brien Park.

A local nonprofit is selling bingo tickets to benefit Wildomar's struggling parks.

Friends For Wildomar Parks was founded earlier this year when a for city funding of Wildomar's Marna O'Brien, and parks.

The three have remained in a middle-ground between being open and closed as city officials and local activists struggle to pay for their daily maintenance and utility costs.

to read more about the nonprofit's efforts to help out.

The nonprofit Friends group, formed as a partnership between Wildomar Pop Warner and Wildomar Little league, helped pay maintenance costs and contributed volunteers for upkeep at .

Now, Friends has announced a to benefit Marna O'Brien Park. Information about purchasing tickets for the Jan. 15 event was released on the group's website.

Winners of 15 of the bingo games will leave with $100 prizes, and an end-of-the-afternoon blackout game will yield a $250 prize, according to a Friends announcement.

The event will be held at the , 33700 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Doors open at 1 p.m. and close at 4.

Contact Friends at 951-837-4114 or wildomarparks@gmail.org for more information.

Martha L. Bridges January 05, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Developing and publishing a plan would be one of the first steps in getting wide support for any fundraising efforts.
michael January 06, 2012 at 05:10 AM
bahahahahahaha "You should have seen her running around the firestation trying to corner them and dump a lot of misinformation on them. I wish I had video taped her attacks on my supporters. Oh, wait, I remember someone actually did. It was a sight that every voter in Wildomar should see" if said video does exist, please post it, or you can post it on my fb wall: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001361301211 or email it to me at michaelblake1124@gmail.com or michaelblake1124@yahoo.com. exactly thank you for proving my point that you do not care about the parks at all, the only thing you care about is calling the city council out on their so called "mistakes" you and gil are one in the same, pretending to care but everyone knows you do not! Also the group FFWP which i am apart of has out every dollar, every dime, every nickel, and every penny to maintaining and keeping Marna O'brien open.......
michael January 06, 2012 at 06:13 AM
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Martha L. Bridges January 06, 2012 at 04:07 PM
@ michael I'm not providing you with anything as I do not trust you to be honest and forthright with any materials that disturb your illogical point of view, but there are plenty of people who can attest to Bridgette's behavior at the firehouse parks fundraiser including some of the same people commenting here. Where is the exact accounting for the use of the contributions FFWP has already received? Paper based, factual, clear accounting. Where is it posted or available to the public? Where is the documentation to back up this accounting? Can FFWP produce it? Will it show that much of that money was used to print campaign signs and other campaign materials distributed in an attempt to pass Measure D? And while we are on the subject, what has FFWP done to demonstrate that they are an independent non-profit rather than a quasi political extentsion of the city council?
Craig Santiago March 15, 2012 at 08:04 PM
I read your comment as I was brought to the Patch. I liked what you wrote, and we started FFWP because the city couldn't step up and make changes to keep the parks. I'm not a fan of some things that have been spread around with FFWP. My name is Craig Santiago and I am the Treasurer for FFWP. I can assure you that we are not a political extension of the city council. I would like to meet you and share all our information and what we're doing. My email address is wildomarparks@gmail.com, please email me directly and I can give my personal info so we can talk verbally.

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