2007-2015 Library Donors

(Gifts made between July 1, 2007 and November 30, 2015)

Our deepest gratitude goes to these generous people, businesses and foundations whose gifts have augmented the collection, program, operations and marketing activities of the Library District during difficult economic times in our region. Their investments supported innovative programs for children, adults and educators, addressed critical literacy issues, expanded learning opportunities and accelerated economic recovery in our communities.

Each donor has a story about why they want to give. We thank each of you for your love of and support for libraries, reading, learning and vibrant community life.

COMMUNITY BUILDERS - over $25,000

Tom and Bonnie Lawyer
PwC Charitable Foundation
Tim Wong and Arcata Associates, Inc.

 

CIVIC LITERATI - $5,000 to $24,999

Best Buy Children’s Foundation
Jeanne D. Goodrich
Fred and Kris Hipwell
NAMSD Foundation, Inc.
Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records
NV Energy Foundation
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
David L. Simon Foundation

 

LIBRARY CHANGE AGENTS - $1,000 to $4,999

American Fundraising Professionals/
Las Vegas Chapter
Best Mattress
Jacqueline Brownlee
Robert H. Carlson
Glenn and Anne Christenson
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Rupert and Melvina Donovan
Frank and Victoria Fertitta Foundation
Mark Fine
David Fott
Donald Giancursio
Prabha Iyengar
Edward Koijane
Landmark Foundation
Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club
Louella Little
Lotus Broadcasting
Jackie and Tony Messina
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Paragon TEC, Inc.
Connie Pectol
Paul Joseph Perez, Pop! Goes the Icon
Jason Peterson
Kala Rehm
Gail Roberts
Carl Rowe
Whitney Thier
Walker Furniture
Daniel Walters and Mary Petty
Wells Fargo Foundation

 

LIBRARY CHAMPIONS - $500 – 999

Scott Abbott
Bert and Diane Anzai
Allison Boyer
Robert Carlson
Norman and Virginia Champion
Anne Cox
David S.'s Tiki Room
Arnold Greene and June Edelman
Kristina Fontana
Adam Goldstein
Henry Grathwohl
Donna J. Hall
James Hamm
Harold and Hazel Handelman
John and Hermi Hiatt
Mark Hineuber
Dallas Horton
Robert and Anita Leighton
Agnes F. Macrury
Frances R. Marco
Danielle Patrick Milam
P. Moss
Thomas Nelson
Melissa Popp Lloyd
Kala Rehm
Andrew Schau
Thomas Schoeman
Sequential Art, Inc./
Alternate Reality Comics
Clare Stover
Patricia Sweeney Fisher
Ann Tanaka
United Way of Southern Nevada
Valley Women's Club
Walmart
Melvin J. White II
Brianna Witt and CenturyLink
Elaine Wynn
Ruby Young
Jingjing Zhang

 

LITERACY ADVOCATES - $100-499

Kathleen T Schlump
A&H Restaurant & Bar Supply
Scott Abbott
Lorene Adams Zesiger
Carole Anderson
Jade Anderson
Cameron Asgarian
Dorothy J. Askegard
Michael Aslanides
Jeff Austin
F. W. and Phyllis Bachhuber
Badlands Saloon
Herman Baier
Bank of America Foundation
Sharon Bayliss
Susan Bernhard
Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod
Walter Biondi
Janet Black
William F. Blaylock
Dorothy Bokelmann
Erie Boykin
William Brackett
Karen Bramwell
Darryl Brown
Dawn J. Brown
Jacqueline Brownlee
Christine Bruegger
John Burke
Kathleen A. Callahan
Amber Campbell
Cheryl Carpinello
Louis Carr
Sarah Carrol
Noot Celestial
Lori Chaffin
Vernell Chapman
Lois Chatfield
Chicago Westside Club
Constance Chin
Bradley Christensen
Kwame Coleman
Janet Colston Nill
Marion E. Colvin
Comic Oasis, Inc.
Cosmic Comics
June V. Courson
Anne Cox
Mayanne Coyne
Michael and Becky Crowe
Carl and Roberta Sue DeBerardinis
George J. Degrella Jr.
Desert Art Supplies
Jeremiah E. Dollar
Debora Dorchak
John S. Dorscher
Double Down Saloon
Dennis and Nancy Downing
Will Dresser
Paul Dugan
Laura Eckroat
June Edelman
Njedeh Edinum
Annmarie Edwards
Roy and Mari Eike
Mr. and Mrs. Elam
Theodore Elness
Suzanne Farinas
Rose E. Farrell
Jennifer Fisher
Deanna R. Fitzgerald
Richard D. Flotard
Amy L. Folstad
Carol Foreman
Dante Fortson
Richard and Kay Fraim
Dianna Fuchs
Jeffery Fullkrug
James and Dawnelle Gallo
Jeanette and Arthur Gearhart
Michael J. Gervolino
Adam P. Goldstein
Tom Gordon
Debbie Gregory
Dennis and Donna Hallett
Elizabeth Hamilton
Augustus (Gus) Hawkins
Sallie Haws
Joanna Head
R. Hearn
Ronald Heezen
Marenda Hegler
Barry and Ellen Herr
Martin E. Hicks
William Hill
Stanley and Rosemary Hillyard
Jack M. Hobusch Jr.
Bobby Ann Howell
Ashley Howie
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C.L. Jefferson-Nolan
Jewish War Veterans of USA
Joan Gover
Becky A. Johnson
Steven Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Jones
Sara Jane Karadbil
David and Mary Jane Kates
Jocelyn Kelly
Lynn Klopfer
Frances Kopec
William and Irene Koseki
John Kotek
Gene Koziol
Claire Kurlinski
Coleman Kwame
Jack Lepa
Tracy Leshay
Yat-Sun Leung
Herman and Ethel Levine
Amaliya Lillethun
Julie Lombard
Sally Lowry
Linda Lysakowski
Elaine Marin
Andrew Martello
Mary Martin
Patricia A Marvel
Rena Mason
Peter Mastropolo
Ralph Mathieu
Patricia J. Mau
Maximum Comics, LLC
George McClendon
Dave and MaryLou McCormick
Timothy McDonald
Marion McFadden
Leon R. McKittrick
Justine Mellows
Dawn Menge
MGM Resorts
Jenn Miceli
Barbara Miller
Ed Miller
Gail Miller
Renee Mitchell
Karen Moore
Stephen Moran
Constance Louise Morris
Mary F. Morton
Dinnah S. Moses
Nancy Drew Club
Kimberly Nehls
Louise Nelson
Jonathan Nutting
Valencia Ocneanu
Katherine Ong
Manyuk Osborne
Robert and Irene Oseland
Roberta Osgood
Ben Osmera
Jean Paine
Naomi B. Papworth
Nancy M. Pelker
Patricia Pendleton
Amy Pienta
Ann C. Pongracz
Hemalatha and Channa B. Prasad
Albert Prendergast
Timothy Price
Anthony Pucciarello
Linda Quinn
Sheldon and Ellen Rabin
Larry D. Reeves
Patricia L. Roberts
Bradd Robinson
Lancelot M. Robinson
Rimantas and Cheryl Rukstele
Jared Russman
Kathleen Salidas
Michael Saunders
Patricia E. Schaller
Donna Schlemmer
Theodore Schwafel
Sequential Art, Inc.
Kathy R. Shalmy
Terrill E. and Carol A. Shanks
Heather Silvio
Joseph and Dolores Smahaj
Donald Smith
Kyla Smith
Smith's Neighbor to Neighbor Fund
Society of St. Vincent DePaul
James Sohre
Southern Nevada Chapter RPE NV
Southwest Gas Corporation Foundation
Brian Stalians
Stephanie Stallworth
Robert Stastny
Robert Stein
Katrina Steiner
Joseph Stoner
Clare Stover
Tracy Sulkin
Adeline Tamaro
Clarence Taylor
Nancy J. Taylor
Temple Bet Knesset Bamidbar
The Beat
Scott Thomas
Theodore and Sharleen Thorson
Lorna Tobias
Laura Tomlinson
Alma Trejo
Bruce Trief
Joe Turk
Gary R. Urquhart
Ronald Vejrostek
Graciela Venzor
Evelyn Vicario
Ronald Warren
Joseph Watson
Gerald M. Welt
Westside Newcomers Club, Inc.
Karen Whisenhunt
S. Whitmyer
Christina Wills
Bryan Wimmer
Sandra K. Wooley
Claudia R. Wright
Dr. and Mrs. Yat-Sun Leung
Joseph Zinnes and Carolyn G. Robins

 

LIBRARY SUPPORTERS - Up to $99

Lizzie B. Smith
Mark Achenbach
R. L. and Barbara Ackerman
Anna Maria Adame
Daniel M. Adams
Dominic Addonizo
Bernadette Adkins
Connie S. Alcorn
Sheryl L. Alessandrini
Bethnay Alexander
Christine G. Allison
Christopher Anderson
Deborah A. Anderson
Rivka Anderson
Jilda A. Aniello
Jacques and Gabrielle Antheaume
Elaine Atkins
Michele S. Auer
Gary Ault
Herman and Pamela Baier
Bourque Bailey
Christine M. Bakir
Gary Barker
Jerry Bass
Karen Elaine Becker
Erin Beesley
Alicia M. Belcher
Andrew Bell
Michael Bennett
Stanley Berlowitz
Brenda Bestor
Joann Bingham
Mitchell D. Bishop
Noah Blumberg
Melvin Blumell
Charles Bolchberger
Dale L. Bolton
Annette Bondel
Ervin and Marcia Booth
Candace Boring
Wendy Bowles
Anita Boyer
Val Brascia
Kim Breitling
Priscilla Briant
Patricia A. Brigham
Greta Brizzolara
Kay Miller Browne
Christine Marie Bruegger
Antinita Bryant
Marney Buford
Janice Burdick
Kerry and Kathleen Burnside
Vicki Ann Bush
Judith Butcher
Agnes C. Butterfield
Barbara Caldwell
Donna Calif
Kathleen B. Callahan
Jennifer Caloyeras
Brandon Camarillo
Gil Canlas
Lisa Caterbone
James Chachas
Jaime Chaffee
Sherry S. Chaillou
Cherrie Chandra
Carol Chestnut
Thomas D. Chiatovich
Audrey Chiu
Evelyn M. Chu
Catherine E. Chung
Donald W. Cissel
Anthony G. Claper
Diane Clough
Rebecca Coil
Chelsa Collins
Harvey Collins
Stacey Colwell
Nicholas Compton
Ofelia Condei
Evelyn Connerly
Betty Conway
Deanna Corn
Elena Alexandra Costa
Lori Cox
Ruth J. Crane
Christopher Cruz
Timothy Cummings
Linda Cunningham
Robin Cunningham
Sandral Daniell
Verlia Davis-Hoggard
Laura Dawe
Lauren N. Dean
Patricia DeBartolo
Josh Dechant
Jill H. Delozier
James A. Demas
Mark A. Denham
Karen DeShazer
Allison DeSoto
Tameka Dessau
Karen Devlin
Daniel V. and Mia Di Sesa
Jennifer Dillan-Albert
Mia DiSesa
Lynne Downs
Andrew Drazdik
Megan Duncan
Mark Dushof
Olivia Van Eaton
Susan D. Eckert
Fifianna S. Eldridge
Theodore Elness
Leonard Endellicate
Scott Essency
Ruth Etnire
Lois Evora
Karen Exley
Crystal D. Eyer
Harry Falls
Thomas M. Fay
Terry Ferguson
Steve Ferreyra
Mary Ferris-Loukas
Gary and Patricia Fester
Sherry Ficklin
Stephanie Finkelstein
Ellen Fischman
Jane Fleming
Ken and Vivian Foster
Andres Fragoso
Faith Franck
Herbert E. Frey
Gregg Friedman
Timothy and Alice Galvin
Karla I. Garcia
Valerie Gardner
Dax Garner
Larry Gaskin
Arthur D. Gearhart
Virginia Germany
Zahava Gerstenfeld
Dian Gibb-Smith
Will Gildner
Alicia Gillmer
Charlotte Girard
Patricia E. Gismondi
David Glander
Richard J. and Andrea T. Goeglein
Jeanette Goldman
Alfredo Gonzales-Castillo
Gloria Gonzalez
Lazara Gonzalez
M.E. Goodman
Shelby Goodwin
Al Granzow
Stephanie Greehalgh
Victoria Allison Grimaldi
Todd Gross
Evleta Gruber
Monika E. Guiteras
Marty Hagen
Dina Hal
Liz Hamilton
Larry E. and Maxine Hanneman
Rao Harish
Shana Harrington
Teri Hartley
Erica Harvey
Jeri G. Hashiguchi
Steven P. Haver
Katrina Heath
Henderson Writer’s Group
Russell P. Henslee
Irving Herman
Patricia Hester
Martin Hicks
Katherine Ho
Sean Hoade
Barbara Hoback
Samaritan House
K. Howard
Jeannie N. Hua
Amanda Huntley
Floyd Hutchenson
Renee Igarashi
Carol Jacob
Lucia Jacobs
Don Jacobson
Joe N. Jakab
Florence Jakus
Charles Jameson
Jessica Janner
Hershel Jennings
Jacquelin Ladd Johnson
Phyllis K. Johnson
Ronald M. Johnson
Stuart Johnson
Nathalie Juneau
Roy and Jane Karadbil
Sarajane Karadbil
Paul Kavanaugh
Christy G. Keeler, Ph.D.
Herbert Keiler
Carlos and Concepcion A. Keller
Arshan Kheiri
Gennadiy Kilchenko
Elaine M. Kirchhoff
Jeffrey A. Kloeckner
Monica L. Klunk
Nancy R. Knilans
William Koeseki
Julius Kollar
Gregory Kompes
Mary Koopman
Frances C. Kopec
Mya Krier
Denise Kugler
J. Parker and Claire S. Kurlinski
Rich and Diana La Fontaine
Carla Land
John Lanzillotta
Hope Leach
Brandi Lemmons
Herman Levin
Ralph Levine
Denise Lewis
Margaret E. Lozier
Geri M. Luna
Deirdre A. Lupher
Ray Lysyk
Jane B. Mac
Ryan Macek
Joseph Magni
Jay Maharjan
Cyndy Mahoney
Amber J. Mahrou
Bernard and Gerda Malamud
Letuie L. Malietoa
James Mallas
Dorothy G. Maloney
Christina Mangino
Victoria Mar
Tabbak Mariame
Virginia A. Maronilla-Seva
Glenda O. Marsh
Doug Marty
Mary Matzen
Antonia Mayberry
Debra McCracken
Annie E. McDonald
Albert and Marion P. McFadden
Anthony McTaggart
Dereje Abebe Mekonnen
Leslie Meltzer
Victoria S. Mendoza
David A. Mesenbrink
Mesquite Club, Inc.
Irmi Millard
Eric Miller
Leanne Miller
Norma Mills
Gregg Molchany
Regina Molnar
Anne W. Monterio
Sara Mooney
Douglas Moore
W. Richard Moreno
William Moreno
Diana Morris
Keith Morrison
Sidney Moss
Sharon K. Murray Martinez
Dedee Nave
Greg Neimann
Leonard J. and Ruth Nevins
Ruth Nevins
Beth Newitt
Hameed and Sandee Nezhad
Karla C. Nichols
Gertrude Niehoff
Sandra Noffsinger
Kevin O'Leary
Brian Ochs
Mahesh Odhrani
James R. Oldham
Taylor N. Oliva
Betty Olson
Donald and Aldys Osgood
Roberta L. Osgood
Rosemary Ozmon
Basilio Paes
Eve Palermo
Lorraine Palminteri
Mary Palor
Maureen Parker
James Parks
Helene Dovick Patterson
Gail Perry
Steven Perry
Brenda M. Peterson
Patricia J. Peterson
Patricia O. Petrone
Edward Piggott
Jessica Poll
Zoey Polson
Yulia Pratt
Doran F. Pratte
David Pruszka
E. Quinn
Frank Quintel
Jace Brandon Radke
T.P. and E.J. rady
Barbara A. Raim
Maxine Randall
Harish Rao
Pamela Rapoport
Linda Rassmussen
Billie Rayford
Ruben G. Remulla
Rennaissance Charitable Foundation
Dave Rhamy
Michelle Richter
Samantha Rigby
Elizabeth Rizzo
Mary R. Roberg
Fiona J. Roberts
Ronald Roberts
Dan Rocchi
Linda Rockenbach
David Roddy
Rose Marie Rodriguez
Laurence Roethel
William Rosen
James C. Ross, Jr.
Kimberly Rowe
Domenic Russo
Cathy Sabol
Christy K. Samson
Michael Saunders
Chet Schmidt
Esther Schmidt
Donald Scholes
Amanda Schrader
Richard Schreiber
Leonard Schreter
Robert Schulz
Lila Scott
Rory Seely
Earl Sherburn
Jann Shevin
Marilyn Shorter
Edith Shuman
Roberta Sitrin
Melvin Siverly
Sherron Slack
Scott Sloan
Arlene Smith
Mark Smith
Robert L. Smith
Scott Edward Sommerhalder
Maria Sotelo
TIffany Stansberry
Shannon Steiner
Gloria Sturman
Amy Sugden
Dawn Sullivan
Julie A. Swan
Alexa Sweeney
Virginia Sweeney
Mariame Tabbak
Rachelle Tadena
Adeline F. Tamaro
Linda Taylor
Brian Therrien
May Thom
Richard Thomas
Tammy Thomas-Roth
Charles R. Thompsen
Ruth Thornton
Ben Tolly
Debra Trinter
Holly Truong
Nita Tully
Marla Turner
Eva E. Vago
Leslie Valdes
Katherine Van Der Meer
Kenneth and Olivia Van Eaton
Kathleen Vanderstrom
Walter Veasy
Donna Venet
Shane Walley
Austin Wand
Loretta Washington
Don L. Watson
Lori Waugh
Lori Waugh
Dorothy L. West
Tom and Karen Whisenhunt
Regenall Whitney
Leslie Wilkes
Jo Wilkins
John A. Williams
B. J. Williamson
Jimmy Wilson
Sara Wilson
William and Arthella Winchester
Marjorie Winters
Micah Wixom
Carol M. Wloch
Zoe Wong
Kaye Wooley
Valerie J. Wright
Criselda D. Yabes
Charmaine Yap
Terry Zakanycz
Debbie Zamorano
Floralia Zarco
Natalee Zielinski

 

Special Gifts for the Library District 2012-2015

Gifts Honoring the Memory of:

Raymon Abitia (aka Smokey) from Leslie Valdes

Joan Adams, former Library Board Trustee, from Jack M. Hobusch,Jr.

Farincee Boykin from her sister, Erie Boykin

Carl DeBerardinis from his wife, Roberta Sue DeBerardinis

Judithe R. Dorscher from her husband, John S. Dorscher

Willie Heitzinger from Kathleen Vanerstrom

Simhan Iyengar from Prabha Iyengar-Cox

Tom Morris from Diana Morris

Lily Rosalind Patrick from Danielle Milam

Virginia E. Shau from Andrew Shau and Kristina Fontana

Harold Smeade from Patricia Petrone

Jeffrey and Joyce Sudds from Marilyn Shorter

Gifts in Honor of:

Gary and Linda Vause from Gail Miller

Dave McNavish from Dan McNavish

Isabel Boylan from Mr. and Mrs. Julius and Lillian Kollar

Dennis Clive Cobb and Colleen Sisley from Tom and Dora Gordon and Robin and Jemma Cobb

Frank K. Gibbs from Mr. and Mrs. Tschudy

Jeanne D. Goodrich from Sue Epstein, Sari Feldan, Susan Hildreth, Diane Mayo, Vaioley Oehlke, Neel Parikh and Joan Frye Williams for her excellent service as Executive Director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District 2009-2014.

Tom and Bonnie Lawyer's 50th anniversary from Ms. Debbie Gregory

Eric Marin from Leon R. McKittrick

My 3 wonderful grandchildren from Ellen Fischman

In memory of Vera Bopp from Roger Andersen

All the little story time voices that will someday sing to their own tune from Ms. Karen Devlin