Author Visit: Anthony Doerr
Join us for a presentation by Anthony Doerr on Sunday, Oct. 11th, 2015. Anthony Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See, which was also a National Book Award finalist. He is the author of two story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won four O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. Mr. Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons. The talk will be held at Upper Arlington High School's auditorium from 2:00-3:00 p.m., followed by a special reception at the Upper Arlington Main library from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
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Raise the Roof 2015
Please join us on Friday evening, May 1, 2015 and help us achieve our mission to enhance the quality of life in Upper Arlington by enriching traditions and supporting innovation through leadership and giving. Tickets are only $50 and can be purchased online from the link below. More information (PDF).
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UA Author Series 2015
Award winning author Lynn Olson presented on her novel Those Angry days on Sunday, April 27th, 2014. Over 250 guests enjoyed her lectures and the author reception at the home of Greg and Robin Comfort. Proceeds support the Ann Royce Moore Fund at the UACF to promote author visits in Upper Arlington.
NYT Bestselling author Anthony Doerr will be the 2015 guest author, the fourth in the UA Author Series. Mr. Doerr will discuss his newest novel “All The Light We Cannot See” on October 11, 2015 – Save the Date!
The UACF Community Beautification Program seeks to enhance the appearance of public spaces throughout the City of UA by forming partnerships with volunteers, resident, community based organization and non-profit agencies. In partnership with the City of UA, this program will focus on adding colorful and sustainable landscape enhancements , improving the appearance of the community and our quality of life.
Our current projects include:
UA Mallway, Arlington Ave.
Through a grant from the Joseph and Marlene Berwanger Fund, the Mallway is now graced with colorful new planters, hanging baskets, groundcovers and other landscapes, beautifying this historic section of UA.
A gift from the W. Gregory Guy family is enhancing the safety and beautification of Miller Park through landscape improvements.
Windham Road Gateway
A grant from the Little Garden Club of Columbus is supporting the renewal of this garden. This grant helps us to achieve our mission to beautify the gateways into UA.
The Renkert Garden at Thompson Park
The George S. Renkert fund supports this lovely garden at the corner of McCoy and Woodbridge Roads. This garden has received national recognition for its design and care.
If you would like to help beautify UA please call Michele Hoyle, UACF Beautification Administrator at 451-0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
UACF Report to the Community - Please read the report on our Links and Reports page.
UA ARTS and Second Steps: The UACF is proud to announce our partnership with UA ARTS. Our first signature project is the purchase and installation of sculptor Alfred Tibor’s bronze statue Second Steps. The Foundation is accepting donations for this sculpture. It will be placed at Sunny 95 Park, near the Amelita Mirolo Barn.
The beautiful Barrington Welcome Playground is now complete. Thank you to the hundreds of donors who's gifts totaled more than $200,000.00 to fund this project. Stop by the corner of Andover and Barrington Roads and enjoy!