Capital Campaign Contributors

Together We Are Building a Legacy

From the Ground Up - Building Blocks

 
Names of our concrete block contributors will appear on a wall display to be located at the entrance to the behind-the-scenes tour at the future Fresno Aquarium.

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$220,000 - 1,100 Large Concrete Blocks

Tessa and Nick Cavalletto - 1,100

$8,000 - 80 Regular Concrete Blocks

Jamba Juice/Color My Coral Loretta the Crab Fundraiser - 80

$2,500 - 25 Regular Concrete Blocks

Caglia Environmental - 25
Cedar Avenue Recycling - 25

$1,500 - 15 Regular Concrete Blocks

Connie and Curtis Smith - 15

$1,000 - 10 Regular Concrete Blocks

ApCal Benefit for the Fresno Aquarium - 10

Fiesta Auto Insurance - 10

Ken and Nancy Hendrix Family - 10

Deborah McCann - 10

Charles Morales - 10

Treviso Community, Neighbors, Families and Friends "Let's Tank Up the Aquarium" Event hosted by Brad and Alexis Dowell - 10
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$200 Large Concrete Blocks

1,188 sold of 2,200

Galen and Vickie Alldrin - 1
Larry Ayers' Family - 1
Bauer's Auto Wrecking - 1
Donald and Rosemary Billman - 1
Glen and Gwen Blomgren - 1
John R. Blumer - 1
Ken and Cindy Bowman - 1
Diane Breuer/Fresno Art Hub - 1
Briano sisters, In Loving Memory of our sister, Dena A. Supino
JJ, Kim, Joe and Jake Calandri - 1
In memory of Kirkus Burks - Kirkus Burks - Kirkus Steam Cleaning - 1
Josh, Jayme, Preston and Kadence Calandri - 1
John H. Caldwell, Jr. - 1
California Industrial Rubber Company, Inc - 1
Central California Sleep Center - 1
Family Chavez Arellano - 1
Kip, Pimsiri and Zanna Cruz - 1
Joseph and Editha Curbow - 1
Dana De Azevedo and Tracy Bussell - 1
Mary Ann Dews - 1
In memory of Earl Edward Douthit - 1
Leona Marie Douthit - 1
Bradley and Alexis Dowell - 1
Richard and Brenda Elensky - 1
Ken and Jan Enns - 1
Executive Interiors - 1
Ray & Victoria Flores in memory of Rick Flores - 1
The Fresno Bee - 1
Joe, Denise, and Dimitri Glessner - 1
Neil, Dori, Kevin and Kyle Grossman - 1
Dan and Janet Grossnicklaus - 3
Sylvia Guzman and Janice Wong - 1
Linda M. Hammer-Brown and David H. Brown - 1
Jake, Cole, Grace and Thane Herman - 1
Mark and Lori Hofer - 1
Larry and Ranae Holody - 1
Carol L. and Raymond P. Istvanick - 1
Eric, Cherie, and Emma Jensen - 1
Jurkovich Doak Development - 1
Kikku Japanese Food - 1
Ryan and Lan Kimoto - 1
Peggy Lang - 1
Peter and Janice Larion - 1
Michael and Stephanie Lenihan - 1
Rev. Msgr. James T. Logan in memory of Michael and Frances Logan - 1
Lottinville Family - Alan, Landon, Brianna, Jesica and Niko - 1
The Lugo Family - 1
Shirley Main - 1
Matthew Malloch - 1
Manuel and Shanna Margain and boys Micah, Manuel, Derrick, Christofer, Brandon and Cameron - 1
Jimmie McAllister and Kacinda Terry - 1
Jared McFerrin - 1
In memory of Bert H. McSwain - 1
Bert H. and Norma McSwain - 1
Ayannah, Ethan, Jace H. and Khloe Molina - 1
Michael E. and Barbara L. Mullen - 1
Justin E. Nay and Elizabeth "Betsy" Boyd - 1
Nathan and Francesca Negri - 1
In memory of Kevin O'Connor - 1
Tammy and Larry O'Neil - 1
The Perez-Lee Family - Robert, Nhou, Donnie and Tapanga - 1
Sharon Powers and Mike Smith - 2
Leah Press and Scott Ahles - 1
Ramos Furniture - 1
Steve and Andrea Riccoboni - 1
Linda Salwasser - 1
San Joaquin Glass Co. - 1
Vitaly Sanchez - 1
T.G. Schmeister Company - The Pirogova Family - 1
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. - 1
Isabel and Elizabeth Silva - 1
Charles W. Smith - 1
Sommertime Pools - 1
Sons Of Italy Colombo-Stella Lodge #1149 Founded 1922 - 1
Doug and Therese Swinehart - 1
Travel Show Marketing Group - 1
Andrew Tuell Concrete, Inc. - 1
Andrew and Jami Tuell Family - 1
Mark Turmon - 2
Elias, Lucas, Ralph & Catarina Vasquez - 1
Larry and Deborah Westwood - 1
Charles and Kathleen Widlund - 1
Jeff and Darlene Wynkoop - 1
The Wynkoop Family - 1
For my perfect love, Cheri Yau Always, Joshua - 1

$100 Regular Concrete Blocks

430 sold of 2,900

A.H. Alamoodi - 1
Mia Alma Alcala - 1
Sophia Marie Alcala - 1
Jagjeet S. Aluna - 1
Prabhjeet S. Aluna - 1
Philip and Donna Angelillo in memory of Kyle Runciman - 1
ApCal - 1
In honor of the Aslan Family, Austin, Texas - 1
Lee and Shelley Ayres - 1
In loving memory of William Carter Balden 5.18.2016 - 1
Beverlee Bargamian - 1
In memory of Joe, Betty and Robert Belcher - 1
Giovanny Bello, Son of Hilda Lopez - 1
Shirley Bennington in memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Big Fresno Fair Visitors 2013 - 2
Vance Bissat/Hayden Bissat - 1
Dena Marie Blackstone and Krysta Blackstone-Hubble
in memory of Dennis Blackstone- 1
Donna and Joseph Blohm - 1
Anna Blomgren - 1
Christian Blomgren - 1
Emma Blomgren - 1
In memory of Oklin Bloodworh - 1
Linda and Michael L. Bloom, Sr. - 1
Arshdeep S. Boparai - 1
Baldeep S. Boparai - 1
Navdeep S. Boparai - 1
Meredith and Trayton Brackett - 1
Dan Branch, Love, Kerri, Trent, Gavin, Cade, and Leah - 1
George and Lynette Brietigam - 1
Ethan and Roman Brush & Brooke and Gabrielle Quevedo - 1
In honor of Marianne Burks - Kirkus Steam Cleaning - 1
Richard Caglia - 5
Susan Calandri - 1
In memory of Christina L. Caliwag - 1
In loving memory of Terry and Sue Campbell - 1
Laura and Isabella Campos - 1
Stacy, Inez and Dominick Cardenas Lopez - 1
Carlson Family In Honor of Ellie M. Carlson - 1
Carlson Family In Honor of Isabella G. Carlson - 1
Greg Carlsson and Craig Monden - 1
Rita Carpenter - 2
The Cellini Family - 1
Charter Member Dinner 2013 - 1
Bonnie and Gary Christian in memory of Leona Douthit- 1
Adii Cipriano, Hector and Angel Meraz - 1
The Clingan-Loucks Families - 1
Vera Stijovic Coffeen - 1
In Memory of Edward Jason Coffeen - 1
The Crary Family - 1
Andrew Cummings - 2
In Honor of Bryce and Joel Cuthbertson and Hailey Lovejoy - 1
In Memory of Ed Daniels, Ed and Av Daniels - 1
Cathy Davis - 1
Abigail Davis in loving memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Déjà Blues - 1
Joshua M. DeVogel - 1
Mary A. Dews - 1
Janie Doak - 1
Lainey Donovan - 1
T.J. Donovan - 1
Leona Douthit - 1
Bradley and Alexis Dowell in loving memory of our Sistine Chapel Kitties - Zachariah, Ezekiel and Delphica - 1
In honor of Jim and Ida Dowell - 1
Dathan Elensky - 1
Rachel Elensky - 1
Sarah Elensky - 1
Stefan Elensky - 1
The Elgorriaga Family - 1
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. S. Ensher by Raymond F. Ensher - 1
In honor of Soorain and Mary Ensher - 1
Don and Barbara Ferguson - 1
Michael and Nancy Ferraro - 1
Bruce and Cathi Ferri - 1
The Fite Family - 1
Nona and Bob Flemming - 2
Bill and Laurel Flores - 1
Kayla Foweiler and Carson Foweiler - 1
The Fox Family - AJ, Theresa, Parker, Preston, & Victoria - 1
Gene and Myrti Freitas - 1
Fresno Art Hub Paint-Around Fundraiser 2013 - 5
In honor of Miguel V. Garcia - Kirkus and Garcia, Inc. - 1
Noah Garcia - 1
The Grundbrecher Family - 1
Marguerite Henard - 1
Kinsley Ryan Herzog - 1
Ricky Andrew High Radio Show (RickyHigh.com) - 1
In honor of Avery Sea Hiley - 1
Lynn Hock-napoli - 1
Ethan Holley - 1
Jake Hollrah - 1
Kate Hollrah - 1
Sally Hollrah - 1
Will Hollrah - 1
Benjamin Hook - 1
Ryan Hook - 1
Sarah Hook - 1
INVEST IN SUCCESS - Academic Mentoring & Tutoring Services Corp. - 1
Jim Irvine commemorating his 75th birthday - 1
Judy Irvine commemorating her 70th birthday - 1
Veronica Jennings in memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Harry, Judy, Jeff and Jamie Johnson - 1
Ron and Judy Johnson - 1
Jazmin and Sophie Joy - 1
Jurkovich Doak Development - 4
Carl Judd - 1
Alexandra Kalmbach - 1
Benjamin Kalmbach - 1
Kajsa Kalmbach - 1
Sofia Kalmbach - 1
Marylen Karsted - 1
Jagminder Kaur - 1
Knight-Medina Family - 1
Patricia Kourafas - 2
Victor Kral in memory of Bill and Dora Wood - 1
Victor Eric Kral - 1
Bert and Martha Lawless Family - 1
Robert F., Jr. and Ruby Anne Lewis In Honor of The Manros - 1
Judy Lindeleaf, Love, Dan, Kerri, Trent, Gavin, Cade, and Leah - 1
Jake Lopez - 1
Monica & Keith Lovgren - 2
Shirley Main, In Memory of Patrick Butler - 1
Joseph A. Maitre - 1
Marie A. Maitre - 1
In memory of Bernie Martin - 1
Sheila Mathews in memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Heather Miller McDonald - 1
Colleen K. McFerrin - 6
Lauryn J. Medina - 1
Ella Mendoza - 1
Roy and Janet Morita - 1
In memory of Laura Naylor - 1
Naomi Nitzsche - 1
Michael O'Hare in the names of Cohl, Karria and Jenna Obwald - 1
Mitchell Oldham and Brooke Oldham - 1
In Memory of Al Patchell - 1
In Honor of William Patchell - 1
Nolan Peardon - 1
Cedric Pearce in memory of Jacqueline Duvet - 1
The Pelayo Trio - 1
Jordan Perez and Kira Joy Perez - 1
Mark and Debbie Phelps - 1
In honor of Fred and Fran Phillips - 1
Leah Press and Scott Ahles - 1
Jim & Dollie Ragsdale - 1
The Ray Family, David, Carly, Aiden and Isabella - Happy 9th Anniversary. Here's to many more with our beautiful family! - 1
Michael and Ruby Rebensdorf - 1
Ava Grace Reeves - 1
Resource Lenders - 1
Rudy Rios in memory of Ralph Donohue - 1
Michael E. Robertson, in memory of Max and Roberta Robertson - 1
Matthew Rosenfeld - 1
Jere Runciman - 1
Jere Runciman in memory of Kyle Runciman Love from your friends at Saint Agnes Hospital - 1
St. Agnes RT's in memory of Kyle Runciman - 1
Leroy and Julie Sabbatini and Family - 1
Mason Salcedo - 1
Samantha Salcedo - 1
Cari Salwasser - 1
David Sanders in memory of Sara Sanders - 1
In Memory of Angelica Cedillo Santoya - 1
Schalde Family - 1
Shamlian Dental Group - 1
Annabel and Caleb Shamlian - 1
Dennis and Rita Shamlian Family - 1
Simmons Heating & Air Conditioning - 1
In Honor of Walter and Maxine Singer - 1
Charles W. Smith - 1
Cody Brandon Smith commemorating his 9th birthday from Grandma and Grandpa - 1
Eileen Cassandra Smith commemorating her 32nd birthday from Mom and Dad - 1
Jakob Ethan Smith commemorating his 8th birthday from Grandma and Grandpa - 1
James William Smoke from Grandma and Grandpa Smoke - 1
Riley Matthew Smoke from Grandma and Grandpa Smoke - 1
Diana E. Soares - 1
Margarita and Alfonso Soto - 1
Tom and Amy Sparks - 1
Jack and Carrie Stafford - 1
David, Michele, Emma and Molly Streich - 1
Uncle Ronnie Streich - 1
Joe Summer - 1
Sunnyside Shell - 1
SunriseHealthFoods-vitamins.com - 1
Ken Takeuchi - 1
Lorraine Torres - 2
In memory of Michael T. Torres - 1
Mark Turmon - 1
In loving memory of Luis E. Valderrama - 1
The Valdez Zavala Family - 1
Steve and Debra Vasquez - 1
Waller Inventory Service - 1
In loving memory of Beverly E. Walthour - 1
Douglas and Elena Walthour - 1
William Walton - 1
Jeff and Melody Ward - 1
The Francois Watkins Family - 1
Howard and Christine Watkins - 2
The Watkins Melina Family - 1
Thank you Sandy Wilkinson- Forever our teacher! Emma and Molly Streich and Zachary and Ethan Rodgers - 1
Eugene A. Williams in memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Janice R. Williams in memory of Leona Douthit - 1
Jade Ryan Yamamoto - 1
Brandon and Kathryn Yoshida - 1

Campaign for Special Gifts

(Note: This campaign is now concluded)
In order to fund the early stages of the Fresno Aquarium project, 45 very special individual and corporate contributors donated at levels above the Annual Charter Memberships. Names of these contributors will appear on individual bronze wall plaques to be located at the new Fresno Aquarium’s Main Entrance:

Arthur Dyson, AIA – Conceptual Design
JFJ Farms, Inc. – Aquarium Site
James A. McKelvey, Esq. – Legal

Robert L. Bennett, Jr., M.D.
Teresa Blanco
Bart, LaVonne, Rory and Taylor Borcherding
Frank A. Borges & Associates
Blue Sky Digital, Inc.
Broege Construction
Builders Concrete
Nick and Tessa Cavalletto
Dennis and Laura Daugherty
Gene and Dannielle Diaz
Thomas H. Downing, D.D.S.
DYK Incorporated
David, Yvonne, Zack, Eric and Jen Eagleton
FinePrint
Nona Flemming
Fresno Tractor
KH Construction
Beth, Doug, Heather and Shannon Kirkpatrick
Kroeker, Inc.
KSEE24 – Granite Broadcasting
Deborah Lang
Jason and Alexandria Lenzinger
Julia Lopez from Antonia Torres
LSA Associates, Inc.
Michael W. Lynch, M.D.
Robert and Joanne Mueller
Marianne Ninos, Ph.D.
The Ron and Kathi O’Rourke Family
Pet Extreme, Clovis
Chris and Jill Plaunt
Precision Civil Engineering
Leah Press and Scott Ahles and Jake and Cammie Ahles
Resource Lenders
Rex Moore Electrical Contracting
Michael and Karen Sahakian/Aqua Sports
Kenneth W. Savage, CPA
7-Eleven – Fresno, Clovis, Madera & Visalia
Sierra Endocrine Associates
Dick and Heather Smith – Dick Smith Bail Bonds
John and Annette Smurr, Attorneys at Law
Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Swinehart
VRPA Technologies

 

Former Steinhart Aquarium Penguin Exhibit Window Relocation to Fresno

Arnold and Dianne Gazarian

 

Kyle’s Kids Fund

(Note: This campaign is active)
Janene Armas
Karim and Poncho Baker in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Brad K. Barker
Charlette G. Barker
Nan Owensby Barker
Karen and Herman Baretto
Silvia Barnard in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Robert and Carey Berend
Wes, Carolyn and Vince Bjorlin in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Megan and Ron Bohigian in memory of Scott McCloskey and Kyle Runciman
Michael and Sandra DeCarli
Fred and Diana Dille in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Karen Dulik and Jason Plemons
Edison High School Swim and Water Polo Teams
Roy and Lydia Eichner in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Robert and Betty Endicott in memory of Erik Hendrickson
M. and E. Eng in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Fairmont Private School of Fresno, Inc.
Cynthia Farnsworth
Irene Ann Heetebry in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Henry and Janice Hein in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Susan H. Hendrickson
Wesley Hendrickson
Hope Lutheran Sunday School
Laura Jacobson and Family in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Peggy Jacobson in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Robert and Susan James
Eric Jensen in memory of Scott McCloskey
Nancy Lastreto
Anne Rose Lee
Douglas and Shari Lee in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Sandra Loehner and Richard Moore
Monica Lourido-Ali and Irfan Ali
Jesse Maddox
Sherman Mah
Vera Martinez in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Ann Mauk in memory of Scott McCloskey
Lisa and Joe Mauk in memory of Scott McCloskey
Donna and Scott McCloskey
Donna McCloskey & Family in memory of Scott McCloskey
Laurie McCloskey
Robert and Eileen McCloskey
Susan Kay McCloskey
Robert and Barbara Myers
Jim and Jill Nakamura
Wynne Nord in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Mary O’Stroup
Kenneth and Peggy Papi
Melanie Phillips
Lisa and Jon Piatt
Herald and Patricia Piper in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Ursula Pittenger
Dan and Yvonne Pollard
Janna Pollard
Cynthia and Joshua Purves
Jenny Remple and Jean Linder
Lorna and Ferdinand Romero in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Jere Runciman
Jere Runciman in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Georgene Sabbatini
St. Agnes RT's
Helen Smith in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Terry and Susan Story
Astrid and Hossein Tabatabai
Linda and Ed Thompson in memory of Erik Hendrickson
Anita Ullner
Gayle West in memory of Erik Hendrickson
John and Nancy Wright
Jon White
Diane Yocum

and all the teachers, students, family and friends of
Kyle Runciman from Manchester Gate and Edison High

 

Dick Smith Memorial Fund

(Note: This campaign is active)
Aqua Sports
Bruce and Marci Cambern
Caswell, Bell & Hillison
Kenneth and Argilia Christiansen
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Assn.
Ailene Dalby
Paula and Jerry DeYoung
Law Offices of Katherine Donovan
Marvin Fillmore
Fresno Police Officers Assn.
Eric Green, Attorney at Law
Mike and Diane Hayes
C. J. Heaton
Cherie and Eric Jensen
Ron and Janet King
Monte N. Lauritzen
Glenn Lostracco, Attorney at Law
Don McCloskey
Roger T. Nuttall
Lisa Nyberg
Jim and Linda Parnagian
PG&E Dispatchers
Myron and Kris Ann Pietruszewiski
Will and Lois Poole
Heather Smith
Viper Club of America – Central California Region