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Community Contributors

Hundreds of individuals and businesses in Pennsylvania support Discovery Garden by donating funds and volunteering hundreds of hours of skills and expertise to develop various elements of the garden.

Thank you to all of those who contributed to (and continue to contribute to) Discovery Garden.

  • Sustaining Partner
    Bon Secours Health System
  • Founding Benefactors
    The Devorris Family Charitable Fund Peoples Natural Gas Company Ronald McDonald House Charities The Skills Foundation
  • Founding Patrons
    The Claton Family Hollidaysburg Area Women's Club Anthony Misciagna North American Communications The Port Family Foundation F.L. Smithe Machine Company
  • Founding Sponsors
    Blair County Board of Commissioners Diane Brandt and Marty Lewis Cardiology Association of Altoona Law Offices of Edgar Snyder and Associates The Lytle Group Reliance Bank The Rotary Club of Altoona Sheetz, Inc. Nathaniel and Leslie Smith The Ben Staplefeld Family The Wolf-Kuhn Foundation
  • Founding Donors
    Altoona Hospital The Baltimore Life Companies Jeff, Vicki and Kristen Binney Harold and Betty Cottle Suzanne, Amy and Amanda Farris First United Methodist Church and the Searchers Class Giant Eagle Altoona K. L. Griffin Hollidaysburg Area High School Alumni Association Investment Savings Bank Dr. Joseph L. Kaczor, OMFS, and Staff Keller Engineers, Inc. Mail-Well, Inc. Mountain Research, Inc. The Nardone Family Dr and Mrs. Carroll Osgood, Jr. Rakesh and Kelly Patel Shirley Pechter Dr. Rick Pfeffer and Family The Rotary Club of Hollidaysburg Dr. and Mrs. David Schatanoff The Stevens Mortuary, Inc. and Plank, Stitts & Stevens Funeral Home Robin Havens Stoehr The Vonada Family The Wal-Mart Foundation The Ward Foundation The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Zimmerman
  • Founding Friends
    Altoona Local American Postal Workers Union Altoona Personnel Services, Inc. American Express Foundation Winston and Mayo Arzu Gloria Austin Robert, Patti, Keith and Karl Baker Bellemead Child Care Roxanne and Howard Black and Family Jeff and P. Sue Blender Dr. and Mrs. David Bowman The Sumner Brumbaugh Family Bill and Nancy Campbell Dr. and Mrs. James Carley and Family Clifford Cashman & Associates The Henry Codd Family Ronald and Marilyn Coots Dale Street School Days Inn Altoona The Bruno and Lena DeGol Family Foundation Delta Development Group, Inc. In memory of Dr. Jeffery F. Dente Mr. and Mrs. Donald Detwiler Nathan, Cassie and Bailey Detwiler Mrs. Kim Caporuscio and Mrs. Janice Frank Joanne Dugan Envelope Manufacturers Association The Fagan Family The Febbo Family Bob and Karen Fiore In memory of Ralph E. Frank Frankstown Second Grade 1999–2000 Good Advertising Donna Gority Edgar and Marilyn Hartt Lee and Pearl Helmer Drs. Hensler, Patterson and Pyle Hinish & Associates Rebecca and William Hornung Michael and Gail Irwin J.P. Blacktopping, Inc. Dr. E.R. and Chandrika Karunaratne Betsy Kline Kopp Drug, Inc. Lafferty Trucking Co. Lassers Shoe Store Dan and Vicki Lawruck Howard and Bernice Levinson L.R. Webber Associates, Inc. Nancy J. Love Dr. and Mrs. Rolf Lullolf Ray and Mary Lutchko Steve and Beda Lyon Gail and Emma Maatman Dr. Samuel and Susan Magee The Matgouranis Family Aunt Sharon McAllister Helen and Ray McGuire Tom, Debbie, Kim, Tracy and Ryan Mextorf The Michanowicz Family John Miller Scott and Doreen Mitchell and Family Drs. Montrella and Klingner, Staff and Families Ben, Joe and Kelly Montrella Charlotte Morris John and Stephanie Moulton Dean & Dorthea Nelson and Lisa Beegle Newcomers Club of Blair County Lauren and Brian Pheasant Josh, Leeanne, Ari, Carly and Jacob Port Stephen and Phyllis Port Mr. and Mrs. Garry L. Pote Todd Price and Dyanne Hummel Padma Raju Carly and Alex Raymond Scott and Sandi Recker and Family Rick and Sally Reeves and Family Ridenour Chiropractic Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Ries St. John Evangelist Catholic Church Ashley and Kacie Samuelson Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Schoenfelder, Jr. Peter and Terry Segura Steve, Amy, Andrea and Adam Seltzer Irving and Joan Seltzer Brint and Connie Shafer The Shanoudy Family Showcase Kitchens, Inc. Tim and Donna Sheehan Kim and Janet Sherry Sigels School of Dance Kristen and Laura Singer Izzy, Dana, Sam and Mandy Sky Roz and Phil Sky and Family Edgar and Maureen Smithe Spade & Trowel Garden Club Dean and Martha Stewart Jeff and Theresa Stewart Shirley and Lloyd Taulbee and Family Bruce, Phyllis, Brittany and Mark Thaler Thompsons Pharmacy Ed and Laurel Touma The Trybus Family Veeder-Root The Dennis Zink Family
  • Founding In-Kind Contributors
    Those listed below contributed invaluable time, professional expertise, and materials for the creation of Discovery Garden: A&M Greenhouses Adler's Landscaping and Design, Inc. Ralph J. Alberano & Sons David Albright, AIA, Architect Jim Batdorf Beavertown Block Ben May Digging & Excavating Best Die Cutting, Inc. Bill Bennett Signs Birds and Blooms Magazine Blair County Master Gardeners Blair Senior Services Blair Sign Company Roberta Bogash (Greenworks) Steve Bogash Borough of Hollidaysburg Boy Scout Troup 30 Brumbaugh Body Co. Debra Bunnel Burchfield Landscaping Dr. Alex Chen Copy-Rite of Hollidaysburg Douglas DeLozier Gordon L. DeLozier, Inc. Barbara Dunn Flemings, Inc. GACTCC Horticulture and Environmental Class John Gardiner Georges Lawn Care Chuck Hammers Ron Himmel Hollidaysburg Area School District Hollidaysburg Catholic School Hoover Landscaping J&B Builders Keller Engineers Kohlhepp Stone Center LakeView Enterprises, Inc. Lawn Doctor of Altoona Layton Landscaping Lowe's of Altoona MailPro Maplebrook Nursery Mayes Memorials John McCreary MECO (Merv Copp & Ron Breinich) Greg Milliron Construction Modern Cabinet and Construction Co. Moyer Landscape Nursery Kathy Mueller Naval Marine Core Reserve Center CNMCB23 North American Communications, Inc. OHM International Penn-Mont Academy Carmen Pequignot Providence Academy Pro-Active Sports Dough Rhodes Rob Feathers Homes Rustic Barns St. Johns Catholic School Sheetz, Inc. Shields Trophy Skills of Central Pennsylvania, Inc. F.L. Smithe Machine Co., Inc. Stephen Parks & Associates Dick Stever Stiffler, McGraw & Associates Sue Stoyanoff Michael Strueber Your Building Center
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