Lasting Gifts Program

Quiet Waters Park Lasting Gift Program

The program offers the opportunity to select designated options to celebrate life by enhancing parklands through sponsorship of a lasting gift. Through stewardship, you can feel satisfied that your gift will acknowledge a special person or occasion while helping to enhance conservation within our parks and along out trails. Lasting Gift Program are administered by the Friends of Quiet Waters Park and are tax-deductible.

Lasting gifts at Quiet Waters Park include Memorial Trees and Memorial Park Benches.

To donate a Lasting Gift, please use the following guidelines:

1.Apply through the Friends of Quiet Waters Park.
2.The Friends organization will acknowledge your memorial donations on their letterhead for your tax records.
3.The Quiet Waters Park Superintendent must approve all memorials in advance.
4.The Quiet Waters Park Superintendent will approve all gift site locations before installation.
5.The Quiet Waters Park Superintendent and Friends organization will facilitate the purchase of approved gifts and oversee installation.
6.Benches may have a small plaque installed on the bench and trees will be provided with an appropriate tag.
7.While we will take reasonable care of trees and memorials we do not guarantee that trees and plants will survive for any specified length of time. The Friends of Quiet Waters Park maintain an annual fund for the replacement of trees if needed. If funds are not available, the donor will be notified in the event that the memorial has to be removed for any reason and will be offered the opportunity to replace it.
8.Private horticultural care (spraying, pruning, etc.) will not be allowed; the park staff will provide all maintenance.

For more information, please email