E M E R G E N C E ANNUAL REPORT 2021
LETTER FROM DIRECTOR No one would argue that the past year was one of the most challenging. Our lives were disrupted, uncertainty prevailed, and we were compelled to do many things differently. As spring approached and reminded us that nature pushes forward no matter what, we began to emerge both figuratively and literally. Like the periodical cicada that had been nourished underground for seventeen years, we metamorphosed. At Irvine, we were innovative about fulfilling our mission by embracing new technology and also getting back to our roots. Our educators and participants adapted and showed how they could thrive outside in all conditions, while we also reached new audiences through virtual programming. And we were able to do this thanks to you, our loyal supporters. Many of you recognized our evolving needs and worked with us to keep this incredible place open and accessible to visitors, volunteers, and program participants realizing that being outside was both safe and nurturing. As spring turned to summer and we approached the end of our fiscal year, the cicada reminded us how important it is to plan for the future. The mighty Brood X spent their last moments ensuring the success of the next generation and so have we. Just imagine what Irvine will be like when they emerge next. While that generation is nourished underground, we will continue our work fulfilling our mission and providing this unique resource to our community.
Spring 2021 brought the emergence of the Brood X cicadas. For 17 years, they fed and tunneled beneath the soil. When they surfaced from the ground, they shed their exoskeletons, found mates, attached to branches, and laid eggs for the next generation.
A Green Heron takes flight above a painted turtle on one of Irvine’s ponds in the wetlands area.
FRONT COVER: A Green Frog rises from a pond covered with duckweed in Irvine’s wetlands. Like the Green Frog, Irvine is emerging from the pandemic and is ready to make a big splash!
PEOPLE & PROGRAMS Nature teaches us many lessons, and one important lesson Irvine learned during the pandemic was about adaptation. By adapting, we found new ways to fulfill our mission to stay connected with the community and our audiences. Our littlest learners – those in our Nature Preschool — adapted by experiencing nature-based learning completely outdoors. Through all sorts of weather conditions, our Preschool students thrived outside. Their parents were thrilled that Irvine was able to host Preschool under safe protocols.
“We have watched as Elanor has grown into an inquisitive, kind and adventurous person under the nurturing guidance of The Nature Preschool teachers and staff. Spending the majority of days outside has made her a confident and capable explorer. This past year in particular, it has been a great source of joy and peace to watch Elanor learn to find refuge in nature, a skill she will carry throughout her life.” Anedina Canzian and Eric Stiner Irvine Nature Preschool Parents
“Irvine is a local treasure that provides opportunities for our families and friends to explore and learn about nature. Constellation Energy is proud to support an organization that prioritizes environmental education. When our customers and our communities are better educated about nature and the environment, they can make more informed choices about their energy use and energy providers. Irvine’s impact extends well beyond its campus.” David Dardis Senior Vice President, Exelon Corporation and General Counsel, Constellation
Children in our Earth Friends Homeschool Program didn’t let any unfavorable weather conditions stop them from exploring and discovering the wonders of nature on Irvine’s property.
Irvine’s educators adapted and found new ways to offer nature-based programs to children and families. They faced the new realities of remote learning by producing high-quality, age-specific virtual lessons, activities. and animal presentations. They pivoted our popular in-person Eco-Explorer program into a virtual learning experience for kids to conduct nature-based activities in the comfort of their own backyards. Through the generosity of the Galanthus Foundation, Irvine partnered with the Baltimore Hunger Project, a local nonprofit that addresses food insecurity issues to area students. Irvine delivered 155 Nature Adventure kits with a theme of “Get Out and Explore Nature” to 2nd through 5th graders.
“We support Irvine because it has provided us with tools and experiences to help our children become environmental stewards. Beyond that, we see Irvine as a critical resource for Baltimore, where both adults and children can learn about and connect with nature in a life-affirming way.” Meg and Rob Lawrence Longtime Irvine members and supporters
Irvine was honored to be chosen by Trout Unlimited as the official site for a new virtual Trout in the Classroom program. Tanks were added in our Exhibit Hall to house young trout and Irvine livestreamed the growth and development of the fish for school children all over Maryland. Just as Irvine’s educators shifted to virtual platforms during the pandemic, event planners for our signature annual fundraiser Pumpkins on the Green adapted by hosting a virtual event, Pumpkins on the Screen, incorporating many of the event’s favorite elements: great music, delicious food and drinks, exciting entertainment, and fabulous silent auction. Guests were invited to Irvine to pick up meals and pumpkin crates filled with goodies and enjoy entertainment on their screens from their homes.
“Sanaa and Selah had a wonderful time attending Irvine’s Nature Camp. Every day they came home excitedly telling stories about their day. They loved the nature hikes, learning about creatures in the streams, exploring the garden and doing all the arts and crafts. They would happily return and hope they have the opportunity in the future. Thank you for giving them this wonderful experience.” Carissa Hubbard Irvine Summer Nature Camp parent
Thanks to the Devito Family Trust, Irvine welcomed camp scholars from Glyndon and Reisterstown Elementary Schools earlier this summer.
Adam Powell has spent most of his life at Irvine. He attended Summer Camp as a child and participated in the Junior Naturalists program. After volunteering on the trail crew and with animal care, he was hired to help with public programs. He has recently assumed many roles at Irvine including Visitor Services Coordinator, Camp Counselor and Animal Care Assistant. Our homegrown employee is pictured here with one of his favorite raptors, the Great Horned Owl.
COVID forced us to close and conduct layoffs, and it was difficult to say good-bye to some very talented staff members. As Irvine has emerged from the pandemic and started to resume programming, we have been able to hire some amazing new staff to help Irvine expand our programming, reach new audiences, steward our land, and grow as an organization. All Irvine staff have learned and grown in their respective roles this past year.
“It’s amazing to stand on the hill overlooking the meadow and see nothing but rolling hills, trees and greenery. Intellectually, you know there’s a major commercial area to the west with thousands of homes, businesses and schools, but you can wander the paths, gaze out over the pastures and feel the peace and quiet. Irvine is in the heart of my district, close and convenient for so many. I love that it doesn’t take me long to get there.” The Honorable Shelly Hettleman Maryland State Senator, 11th District, Baltimore County
PROPERTY For quarantine-weary families, Irvine provided a physical escape from the confines of home; a safe and secure place to be outdoors; and a protected environment to find respite. Thanks to the creativity and expertise of new Irvine Environmental Educator and Master Gardener, Dr. Clare Walker, new and interactive features have been added to our Native American Site to make the learning experience about our ancestors more fascinating. Clare has also doubled the size of the Three Sisters Garden with plantings of squash, beans, corn, and pumpkins to showcase the harvesting process for young students.
With the support of The Charles T. Bauer Foundation, Irvine constructed a gatehouse at our entrance where Visitor Services staff greet visitors six days a week. Our official greeters are thrilled with their new digs. The new gatehouse provides important protection for them during the changing seasons and unpredictable weather. Pictured above left are our dedicated Visitor Services staff. Sophie Fuchs, a Park School student, conducted her senior art project at Irvine by painting a spectacular mural on the back of the gatehouse depicting Irvine’s mission. (pictured above top) It provides guests with a recap of their visitor experience when they depart the property. Irvine welcomed four summer interns to help clear new trails for even more pathways to explore nature on our property. (pictured above right)
PARTNERSHIPS Irvine has partnered with many local organizations over the years to help us fulfill our mission. We have enjoyed a longtime relationship with our neighbor, Stevenson University, and this year, 26 students in a Conservation Biology class completed 20 hours of volunteer service as part of a service-learning component of the class. Students helped Irvine with a variety of projects to enhance our property and then conducted online presentations about what they learned from the experience. Irvine also forged a new partnership with Towson-based Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) who now uses our property for nature-informed therapy sessions. CMHC, along with many other wellness organizations in the area, were part of the new Health and Wellness through Nature program launched this fall. Wellness classes ranging from tai chi to meditation to nature photography are being offered in addition to the creation of a therapeutic herb garden at wedding point near Irvine’s wetlands.
“Our partnership with Irvine has exceeded our expectations. We’ve been able to integrate nature-informed therapy with our clients in the most beautiful way possible.” Heidi Schreiber-Pan Clinical Director, Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative
DONORS The previous pages have showcased a year in which Irvine adapted to face challenges during the pandemic and emerged as a stronger organization. We are grateful for our ability to serve so many diverse audiences by providing a beautiful place for outdoor exploration and nature therapy and by offering robust educational programming for all ages. We thank each and every one of you for standing with us and continuing to believe in our mission to bring nature to life for children and families. TRAILBLAZERS CONSERVATIONIST $25,000+ Caves Farm Mrs. Charlton Friedberg Mr. and Mrs. Terral Jordan Mr. and Mrs. C. Ashton Newhall SUSTAINER $15,000+ Anonymous (2) Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. DeCosta Toyota of York Mary Jean and Oliver Travers Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Peter Van Dyke AMBASSADOR $10,000+ Mrs. Richard Allchin Mr. and Mrs. Preston G. Athey Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Bonsal Jr. Mr. David Imre and Thomas Crusse Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawrence GUARDIAN $5,000+ Anonymous Ms. Amy J. Boebel Mrs. Nelson Bond Ms. Mary Catherine Bunting Mr. and Mrs. David O. Dardis Ms. Marion P. DeGroff Mr. and Mrs. John L. Flanigan III Mrs. Jennifer Glose Mr. and Mrs. John W. Guinee Ms. Mary Howard Mrs. Cassandra S. Naylor Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Newhall III Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nigro Mr. and Mrs. Clement J. Palevich Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte Mr. and Mrs. Gregory C. Pinkard Mr. and Mrs. James S. Riepe Mr. and Mrs. R. Todd Ruppert Mr. and Mrs. James Shea
Ms. Anne L. Stone Estate of Margaret C. Taliaferro PROTECTOR $2,500+ Mr. and Mrs. Angus M. Burton Mr. Jack Finney The French Paradox Wines Mrs. Charlotte Goodwin Mr. and Mrs. R. Dixon Harvey Jr. Mr. Roland Harvey Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Kearney Mr. and Mrs. Justin Label Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Maddox Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McCord Mrs. Michel L. Modell Mr. and Mrs. George A. Murnaghan Mr. and Mrs. William L. Paternotte Mr. and Mrs. George K. Reynolds III Mr. George S. Rich Christina Riepe Mr. Truman T. Semans Anna and Beetle Smith Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward Mr. Peter Welles Ms. Susan G. Waxter Mr. Edward Winstead and Ms. Ann-Barron Carneal STEWARD $1,000+ Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Aarsand Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Adams Mr. and Mrs. James C. Alban IV Mr. and Mrs. David W. Allan Mr. and Mrs. Peter Askew Miss Mary Elizabeth Baetjer Mrs. Daniel Baker Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Blue Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Perry J. Bolton Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Brennen Ms. Marjorie M. Bride and Dr. M. Terry McEnany Mr. James D. Brown IV Ms. Virginia T. Campbell Dr. Suzanne E. Chapelle Ph.D. Mr. Jim Determan Capt. Tom Irvine Dodge
Mrs. Mary C. Doub Mr. and Mrs. Kevin R. Dunbar Facebook Mr. Brian Frederick Mr. and Mrs. James R. Garrett Ms. Sandra L. Gerstung Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Dixon Gibbs Jr. The GoodCoin Foundation Mr. and Mrs. F. Gillis Green Green Spring Valley Garden Club Mr. and Mrs. B.H. Griswold IV Mrs. Brigitte Harper Mrs. E. Phillips Hathaway Mr. Stephen S. Howard and Mr. Monty Howard Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Hubbard Jr. Mrs. Susan Iglehart The Joseph Mullan Company Mr. and Mrs. Stephen LeGendre Mr. Robert Levine and Mrs. Diana Krevor-Levine Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Levering IV Mr. and Mrs. Joshua H. Levinson Ms. Sandra Liotta and Mr. Carl Osterman Live. Give. Run. Foundation - Charm City Run Mr. Peter Lucas Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Mardiney Mr. and Mrs. Alexander T. Mason Mr. and Mrs. Seth McDonnell Ms. Louise Meledin Mrs. Beverly B. Moore Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Muldowney Mr. and Mrs. James Piper III Mr. George Roche Mr. and Mrs. J. Mark Schapiro Drs. Gordon and Barbara Shelton Mrs. Clare H. Stewart Mr. James B. Stradtner, CFA Target Circle Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert D. Tress Mr. John Wagener and Ms. Vivian Schimberg Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Washburn Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Washburne Jr. Mrs. Sheila J. Williams Mr. and Mrs. David Wilmerding
Mr. Philip Perkins and Ms. Margaret Allen Anchor Counseling Centers Anonymous Mr. and Mrs. William L. Balfour Dr. and Mrs. Steven Bannon Bath Fitter Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. Billig Mr. Richard Boebel Mr. Walter W. Brewster Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Brown Jr. Mrs. Carol Burdette Mr. and Mrs. Steven Clark David W. Buck Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Timothy W. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Richard Davison Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doub Mr. Thomas Dugas and Mrs. Amy Fine-Dugas Mrs. Hartley C. Etheridge Dr. Benjamin M. and Dr. Elana Fertig Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Farber Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Foster Dr. William F. Fritz Mr. Malcolm Gee Ms. Tracey George and Mr. Joshua Jones Mr. and Mrs. Sherlock S. Gillet Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ned Halle Mr. F. B. Harvey and Mrs. Janet Marie Smith Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Hedden Christopher Hicks Ms. Jean Hoblitzell and Mr. Tucker Glotzbach Mr. Harry W. Holt Jr. Miss Cheryl Johnson Lake Hills Garden Club Mr. William Legg Mr. Joseph Liberatore Maryland Capital Management Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Meredith Mr. Randolph Metcalfe Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Wells Obrecht Mr. and Mrs. Peter B. Orthwein Ms. Katherine Pisano Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Powell Mrs. Frances Rockwell Ms. Courtney Sagal Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Shawe Mr. and Mrs. Turner Smith Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Speicher Mr. William G. and Rev. Caroline R. Stewart Whitney Thompson Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Vieth Mr. Mark Whitcher
Ms. Jenny Marie Glenn Eunhae Gohng and Yang Park Mr. Archie Golden and Ms. Penelope Cordish Mrs. Arielle Goldman and Mr. Steven D. Krichbaum Mr. and Mrs. James Gregory Mrs. Lindsay D. Hardesty Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Hardiman Hardy Garden Club Mrs. Molly Hathaway Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Hogan III Mr. and Mrs. David Hurwitz Allison Ingalls and Fabien Cinus Mr. and Mrs. Keith Isaacs Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jenkins II Ms. Tamera Jett-Parmer Mr. and Mrs. Craig Knouse Mr. Bjoern Leyser and Mrs. Sindhu Leyser Andrew Lowrey Mr. and Mrs. Clark F. MacKenzie Ms. Karen Makino Ms. Nancy Mastellone and Dr. Robert W. Peters Dr. and Mrs. William McConnell Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McCord Mr. and Mrs. Gregory T. Merz Mr. James C. Murray Dr. and Mrs. David Nasrallah Naylor Family Foundation Network for Good Mr. and Mrs. Scott R. Osborne Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pachino Mrs. Gayle Parnell Mr. and Mrs. John J. Pauliny Mrs. J. Stevenson Peck Alan Penczek Mr. Dieter Rollfinke and Ms. Sonia Flegeal Mr. Francis Rosenthal IV Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Rosenthal Mrs. Christina Schoppert and Mr. Andrew Devereux Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Schweizer Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Seville Dr. and Mrs. Carlton C. Sexton Mr. and Mrs. Alex Shawe Mr. and Mrs. David Simon Mr. and Mrs. Josh Slater Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Slatkin Mr. and Mrs. P. David Sowell St. George’s Garden Club Mr. and Mrs. John Tiralla Mrs. Umberto VillaSanta Ms. Kimberly Warren and Mr. John H. Cammack Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Waters Mr. and Mrs. Jay Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Brad Woloson Mr. Dan Zaccagnini Mrs. Kristin Zucconi
Mrs. Anne D. Bailliere Ana Goldseker and Sean Berenholtz Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bernstein Brandywine Foundation Ms. Jeanne Brinkley Mr. and Mrs. Matt Brown Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Burnett Mr. and Mrs. Lucas Busko Mr. Quent McKennis and Mrs. Judith F. Campbell-McKennis Mr. and Mrs. David Caslin Carlo and Elizabeth Colantuoni Mr. and Mrs. Grafflin Cook III Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Crummey Mrs. Theresa Dieveney Ms. Mindie Flamholz Mr. and Mrs. Bruce W. Fleming
Ms. Pamela F. Abruzzo Mr. and Mrs. William Ross Adams Mr. and Mrs. Mike Adkins Dr. and Mrs. Franklin Adkinson Mr. and Mrs. Brian Akers Ms. Sandra Alexander and Mr. Seth Kibel Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Amalfitano The Amateur Gardener’s Club Mr. and Mrs. Judd P. Anderson Ms. Neilson P. Andrews Anonymous Romy Arismendi and Juan Bonifaz Mr. and Mrs. Bowie Arnot Ms. Jane Ayers Ms. Janice Babus Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Balfour Richard McManus and Faith Barash
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORTERS ADVENTURER $500+
Mr. and Mrs. Lev Bar-av Ms. Barbara Barnoff Ms. Jane K. Barrett Mr. and Mrs. Matt Baum Mr. and Mrs. Derek Baumgardner Mr. and Mrs. William Beadle Mr. and Mrs. Anthony R. Becker Mrs. Melissa Becker Mr. Lance Bendann Mr. and Mrs. David Berdan Mr. and Mrs. Konrad Berk Ms. Ethel W. Berney Mr. and Mrs. William Beschorner Ms. Christine Bird Mrs. Emily Bitner and Mr. Ali Karimian Ms. Sarah B. Bloomer Mr. Alex McNamee and Ms. Elena Bogatyreva Ms. Virginia K. Brace Mr. William Bramble and Ms. Sara Thomas Ms. Charlotte Braxton and Ms. Angela Myers Mr. and Mrs. Louis Breitenother The Honorable Gerry L. Brewster Mr. and Mrs. Phil Briscoe Mr. and Mrs. Rick Brocato Jennie Bromley Mr. and Mrs. Gillray Brown Mr. and Mrs. Miner L. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Bumstead Mr. Donald Burggraf Ms. Elise M. Burns Dr. and Mrs. Sanford R. Buxbaum Mr. and Mrs. Alexander G. Campbell III Mr. and Mrs. Dale Campbell Ms. Marisa Canino Mr. Ron Caplan and Ms. Leigh Cochrane The Honorable and Mrs. Jonathan S. Cardin Mr. and Mrs. Anthony M. Carey Mr. and Mr. James Carlton Ms. Mary Carter and Mr. James Christian Mr. and Mrs. Sean Cavanaugh Don Chance Mr. Ahron Chazan Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Chuang Mr. James G. Clark Mrs. Peyton S. Cochran Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ward Coe Sherry Cohen Arielle Collis Mr. and Mrs. Beverley C. Compton Ms. Katherine Connor and Mr. Joseph DiBello Ms. Linda L. Cooper Mr. and Mrs. John Cord Mary Corton Mr. and Mrs. S. Christopher Costa Mr. Keith E. Costley Mr. and Mrs. James Cox Michael Fishman and Diana Coyle Mrs. Elizabeth Craig Ms. Linda Crockett Ms. Mary Ellen Crowley Mr. and Mrs. Sam Culli Dr. Mary Cutler and Dr. Roy Cutler Mr. Joseph Cutrone and Ms. Anna Duval Dr. Holly Cymet and Dr. Tyler Cymet Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Dachille Mr. Gislin Dagnelie Miss Ellen Danielson Mr. Kris Spicer and Ms. Margaret David Mr. Greg Delahanty and Ms. Amy T. Mockapetris Dr. Jessica DeLeon Mr. and Mrs. Chandler Denison Melissa DePinho Mr. and Mrs. Brian Dettmann Mr. Brian DeVincentis Mrs. Rebecca Dezube and Mr. Scott Goldman
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Dickinson Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dittmar Mr. and Mrs. W. Boulton Dixon Mr. and Mrs. Geoff Dougherty Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Doyle Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dudley Ms. Cori Duggins Ms. Linda Durey Michael Waldron and Madina Dzhikaeva Mrs. Georgia L. Eacker Ms. Amanda Eisenberg Justin and Katherine Elfrey Ms. Lilly Engineer Amelia Epstein Ms. Sindee Ernst and Mr. Bob Brown Dr. Susan Feigelman and Dr. Cliff Essman Mr. Bryan Webber Feyock Mr. and Mrs. Brian Finkelstein Ms. Anna Fitzgerald and Mr. Paul Tyng Mr. Joseph Fitzgerald Mr. and Mrs. Sean Flanigan Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Y. Flynn Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Forbes Ms. Elizabeth R. Forbush Katie and Pamela Forton Mr. and Mrs. Hobart V. Fowlkes Andrea and Owen Fox Franklin Garden Club Frederick Ward Associates Mr. Frederick H. Frey Stephen Friedman Ms. Judith Fulton Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Fulton Ms. Julie Gailus-Mooney and Mr. Jim Mooney Ms. Marisa Galitz Dr. Joseph Gall and Dr. Diane Dwyer Dr. and Mrs. Earl P. Galleher Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Galuardi Ms. Wendy Gamble Ms. Mary Kay D. Ganning Garden Club of Twenty Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Gartner Adrienne Garwood Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Gentzler Christopher and Jenica Getto Ms. Karen Gibbs Mr. and Mrs. Rob Gibson Mr. and Mrs. Greg Gillen Mrs. Iva L. Gillet Ms. Mary Glassman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Glennon Scott Goldman Ms. Joan Goodson Rachel Goonan and Michael Robbins Ann Gordon and Jackie MacMillan Mr. and Mrs. Jamal Gowans Mr. and Mrs. Steve Grant Ms. Sharon Green Ms. Amelia Grimes Dr. and Mrs. Francis C. Grumbine Ms. Courtney Guy Mr. Anthony Hall Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Claflin Hall Mrs. Thomas Hall Mrs. and Mr. Joanne C. Hall Ms. Katherine Halle Mrs. Frederik Hansen Damon Meledones and Angela Haren Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Haus Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hebb Mr. and Mrs. Bruce D. Henderson Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Henry Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Hershfeld Mr. and Mrs. Grafton Hersperger Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Herzing
The Honorable Shelly Hettleman and Mr. Jeff Hettleman Mr. and Mrs. James Hiller Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Hirsch Ms. Stephanie Holzman Chris Horich Ms. Lucy A. Howard Adreon Hubbard Tatana Drobotova and Rene Hugentobler Mr. and Mrs. Josh Hurwitz Mrs. Robyn Hurwitz and Mr. Brian Rogers Mr. and Mrs. Scott Iodice Ms. Cornelia M. Ives Mr. and Mrs. James E. Ivey Hananya Jacobson Mr. and Mrs. William Jamieson Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jenkins II Ms. Ayana Johnson and Mr. Kennard Brodgen Marc Butt and Darlene Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Matthew P. Johnson Alexis Jones Ms. Nicole Joseph and Mr. Chad Schneider Mr. Ned Kane Ms. Deana L. Karras Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kass Felix Kaufman Mrs. Ellen Harvey Kelly Barry Kennedy Mrs. Nancy J. Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Phil Kenney Mr. Seth Kibel and Ms. Sandra Alexander Mr. and Mrs. John Kiess Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Killinger Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kinkel Ms. Alison Klekota Kier and Mr. Christopher Kier Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kline Mr. and Mrs. James Klinger Ms. Rona Kobell and Mr. Jesse J. Walker Mrs. Jo-Anne Kreiner Mr. and Mrs. Max Krupnick Hyeon-Jin Kwon and Michael Hennessey Mrs. Marianna LaCanfora Sarah Chapin-Lammeree and Rachael Lammeree Elizabeth and Kathleen Lasker Mr. Mike Leavey Mr. Antonio Lee and Mrs. Candis Grace-Lee Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee Joyce Levy Mr. and Mrs. Craig Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Orville Lewis Ms. Sara Lewis and Mr. Joshua Stull Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Lieberman Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Linaweaver Stephanie Lindley Mr. Marc I. Lipnick Ms. Sarah Lopas Mrs. Eleanor G. Lott Jet Lowe Suzanne Luetkemeyer Tod K. Lunceford Arielle Collis and Lauren Lyon-Collis Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Mace Ms. Margaret MacLeod Mr. and Mrs. John P. Magee Mr. and Mrs. George P. Mahoney Jr. Mr. Richard D. Malsbary Mrs. Vivian Manekin Dr. and Mrs. Kevin Manning Ms. Patricia Marcos Mr. Scott E. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Marzen Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Matthai Mr. CJ McAuliffe Ms. Christianna McCausland Mr. and Mrs. John McDonough
Mr. and Mrs. William McGinnis Mr. and Mrs. Rob McIver Lara McLaughlin Mr. and Mrs. Taylor McLean Mr. and Mrs. Paul Merritt Mr. and Mrs. E. Duston Mersinger Matisse Michalski and Darl Packard Mr. and Mrs. Mark Michalski Carin Michel Mr. and Mrs. Roger Michel Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Miner Mr. Michael Mininsohn and Ms. Pamela Marks Mr. and Mrs. Paul Monaghan Mr. and Mrs. William H. Moore V Ms. Joan Moore Mr. and Mrs. Tom Morelli Tarra and Jessica Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Moss Mt. Washington Garden Club Mr. Pete Munsey and Ms. Jan Anderson Jay Magaziner and Linda Myers Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Neuman Mr. and Mrs. Zachary Norfolk Ms. and Mrs. Mark D. Norris Ph.D. Mr. and Mrs. G. Peter O’Neill Mr. Philip D. Orwig Mrs. Gail H. Ostergaard Mr. Thomas Owens Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Owsley Jeri Stolk and James Palma Ms. Marjorie Paoletti Daniel and Robin Parsons Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Partridge Jr. Laura Peitersen Mr. and Mrs. Walter D. Pinkard Jr. Mrs. William Pistell Mr. and Mrs. A. MacDonough Plant Sr. Andrew Pollak Mr. and Mrs. Michael Polotsky Dr. and Mrs. David B. Posner Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Powell Mrs. Margaret Presley-Stein Steve Blaes and Erin Pressman Zachary Price Mr. John P. Railey and Ms. Christine J. Kuduk Ms. Jenny Sayre Ramberg Mr. Walter D. Ramberg Jonathan Murray and Sujata Rana Mr. and Mrs. Ian Rausch Megan Ray Dr. Anna Razynska David Reed Jr. Ms. Alison Rees and Mr. John Morgan Wayne and Paula Reynolds Ms. Rachel Rhoad Mr. and Mrs. William H. Rianhard Ms. Sue A. Ricciardi Ms. Carolyn Richardson Mr. and Mrs. John H. Riehl IV Dr. and Mrs. Randolph W. Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Lenn Roberts Joshua Kermond and Kathleen Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Brian Rollfinke Mrs. Karen Ropka Claire Rosenberg Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Rosenstein Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rubin James Corns and Laura Ryniakcorns Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Rytter Jess Sadick Mr. Craig Saper and Prof. Lynn Tomlinson Ms. Marguerite N. Satelmajer and Mr. Alex Nastetsky Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sawyer Kirsten Saxe Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Schaefer
Mrs. Alicia B. Schmidt Mr. and Mrs. Weston Schreiber Dr. and Mrs. Martin S. Schugam Constance Scott Mr. and Mrs. Chen Shao Mr. and Mrs. Bradford V. Sharpless Mr. and Mrs. Steven Shea Ms. Donna Shear Jane Shivnan Mr. and Mrs. George M. Shriver IV Mr. Cleon Shutt Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ellwood A. Sinsky Mr. and Mrs. Steven Siperko Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Sklar Mrs. Carin Smith Erica Meier and Cory Smith Mr. and Mrs. James T. Smith Jr. Mrs. H. Evans Smith Ms. Marion S. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Neal M. Smith Mr. Patrick J. Smyth Peter Green and Carolyn Snow Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Somers David Bolling and Stephanie Sparks Joseph Hsu and Maria Spiegel Mr. Peter Staas and Mrs. Adrienne Garwood Dr. and Mrs. Harold C. Standiford Mr. and Mrs. Snowden Stanley Mr. and Mrs. Chris Steele Mr. and Mrs. Ari Stern Mr. and Mrs. Hubert M. Stiles Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Strauss Merlin Sula Yi Sun Ms. Barbara E. Thomas Ms. Liz Thornberry and Mr. Joseph Hale Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tonkin Mr. and Mrs. Philip Toohey Ana Tootoo Ms. Michelle Tseng and Mr. Emanuele Berti Kristyn Turner Raghuveer and Adrianna Vallabhaneni Mrs. Andrea Van Arsdale and Mr. Jeffrey Krimmel Mr. and Mrs. Marion Vanzie Mr. and Mrs. John Voneiff Mr. and Mrs. David E. Walbeck Mr. Andrew Walker and Mrs. Betsy Swanback Dr. and Mrs. Edward E. Wallach Ann Walter Mr. and Mrs. Michael Waranch Mrs. Katharine M. Washburne Mr. Maury Weinstein Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Weinstein Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Welbourn III Mr. and Mrs. Jason Welch Wells Fargo Foundation Ms. Joanna West Jessica Weston Ms. Bridget Wetzel Mr. and Mrs. William W. Whitehurst III Dr. and Mrs. E. F. Shaw Wilgis Mrs. Cara Wood and Mr. Chris Taylor Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Woodward Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Don Workman Mr. and Mrs. William Wright Mr. and Mrs. Wuyang Yang Mr. and Mrs. Alan Young Can Zhang and Daniel Kamenetz Mr. and Mrs. Qing Zhang TEACHER MEMBERS Dena Aufseeser Amanda Bogdan Mrs. Linsey Boutilier
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Brayman Amy and Joseph Casper Alix Fenhagen and Pierce Marbury Dr. Michelle Gorra and Mr. Matthew Gorra Peter Griffith and Esther Fleischmann Erin Hall and Nick Oster Mr. and Mrs. James Hendricks Stephanie Jesse and Christopher Jesse Ana Jimenez Ms. Judy Jones Ms. Iye Kanu Alexandre Kwon and Hayang Kim Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Kreider Dr. Merton Lee and Ms. Jessica Heley Mr. and Mrs. Gary Link Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Beth Moreland Sanaa Balghiti-Myers and Andrew Myers Mr. Craig Newcomb Ms. Sherrie Norwitz and Mr. Paul Yutzy Mr. and Mrs. Tony Oliver Kwame and Marguerite Osei-Wusu Ms. Alissa Parker and Ms. Lauri Caplan Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Powell Mr. and Mrs. Eric Reynolds Ms. Miri Rotkovitz Wagner and Mr. Dan Wagner Mrs. Laura Samuel Kimberly Smith Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tallarico Mr. Samuel Tillman Mr. and Mrs. Ciaron Vize Tameka Walker Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Watkins Mr. Will Weiskopf and Ms. Gina M. Corso Ms. Tracey Whitehead and Ms. Kia Baker Jacqueline Wiedel Malka and Dovid Wilansky Tikvah Womack Ms. Karen Zink CAPITAL PROJECT SUPPORT The Charles T. Bauer Charitable Foundation Toyota of York GRANTS AND FOUNDATIONS $200,000+ The Charles T. Bauer Charitable Foundation Maryland Department of Housing and Community Assurance $25,000.00 + Citizens of Baltimore County The DeVito Family Trust The Kahlert Foundation The Orokawa Foundation $15,000.00 + Galanthus Foundation Maryland State Department of Education AID/State Aided $10,000.00 + Anonymous Clayton Baker Trust E. C. Wareheim Foundation Fancy Hill Foundation The John J. Leidy Foundation Maryland Department of Labor State of Maryland Venable Foundation $5,000.00 + Bunting Family Foundation
The Dillon Fund J.C. Crothers Foundation Lois and Philip Macht Family Philanthropic Fund $2,500.00 + Chesapeake Bay Trust The Elizabeth B. and Arthur E. Roswell Foundation Wells Fargo $1,000.00 + Bonsal Family Fund Howard C. Muller & Marguerite E. Muller Charitable Fund John Ben Snow Memorial Trust Koinonia Foundation Maryland State Department of Education - Office of Child Care Maryland Dept of Natural Resources - Office of the Secretary PUMPKINS ON THE GREEN SPONSORS PRESENTING: $10,000+ Constellation, an Exelon Company M&T Bank SUSTAINER: $5,000+ Bolton Edgesource Greenspring Associates Stansberry Research Obrecht Properties PATRON: $2,500+ Jeanne and Kurt Aarsand Caves Farm Knott Mechanical Allan and Charlene Macht Philanthropic Fund McCormick & Company RES Shore United Bank Brian and Joy Singer T. Rowe Price Whit Harvey Group FRIEND: $1,500+ AJ Billig & Company, Auctioneers AR Marani Brown Advisory CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Cigna Eisenbrandt Forbes Design Center George Rich Family Foundation Guide and Thrive Terral and Lynn Jordan Family Fund Maury, Donnelly and Parr Metlife Miles and Stockbridge Foundation Morgan Stanley Francie and Jared Spahn Stevenson University VIP: $800+ Accurate Weatherstrip Beechbrook Landscape Architecture Mr. and Mrs. Eric DeCosta J.A. Tiralla Builders, Inc. Leah and Jeff Maddox Mr. and Mrs. William L. Paternotte Pinehurst Landscaping Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert D. Tress Tufton Capital Management Weyrich, Cronin and Sorra
Mr. Ted Winstead and Ms. Ann-Barron Carneal Mr. and Mrs. John Wolff GIFTS IN HONOR OF In Honor of Mr. Geoffrey Adams Mr. Mark Whitcher In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. William Balfour Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In honor of Faith Baris Benjamin M. Fertig In Honor of Mrs. Susan Baxter Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward For the Birthday of Mrs. Christina N. Beneman Kim Holcomb In Honor of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Biggs Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward A Holiday Gift for Ms. Amy J. Boebel Mr. Richard Boebel For the Birthday of Seth Cain Ms. Jane Ayers In honor of Sarah Calhoun Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doub In honor of Jeremy Carlino Joyce Powell For the Birthday of Mae Ceryes Mr. Francis Rosenthal IV In Honor of Mr. Robert F. Clark Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Mr. Charles W. Cole Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Eric and Lacie DeCosta Sports Boosters of Maryland, Inc. A Holiday Gift for Rick Dorsey Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Rosenstein In Honor of Mr. W.T. D. Gibbs Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Lapham In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Glick Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward A Holiday Gift for Mrs. Janet Harvey Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. DeCosta In honor of Travis Henschen Brian Rollfinke In honor of Sherry Holmes Benjamin M. Fertig In honor of Irvine partner school teachers Nettie Washburn In Honor of Shelley Jones-Price Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doub In Honor of Mrs. Lynn R. Jordan Mary Beth Babikow Winfield Cain In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kendrick Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Beth Knapp Anna Lincoln Whitehurst A Holiday Gift for Hallie Label Mr. and Mrs. Justin Label In Honor of the Marriage of Paige Livingston Bailey and James Russel Laughlin Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Neuman In Honor of Mr. Robert L. Mardiney Mr. John L. Bowman Jr. A Holiday Gift for Sharon Mobley and team of Bering Straits Frederick Ward Associates In Honor of Jessica Monterastelli Brian Rollfinke In Honor of Mr. William L. Paternotte Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Boyce III In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. A.M. Plant Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward A Holiday Gift for Mrs. Shirlee Price Zachary Price
In Honor of Cathy Reed Lorena Azocar-Ahern In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. William Rice Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Lilly Richardson Grace Sagal In Honor of Christine Rogym Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doub In Honor of Jennie Roe Joyce Powell In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rohrbach Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Katie Rooney Ms. Marjorie Shulbank In Honor of Chris Sakers Joyce Powell In Honor of Dr. Barbara Shelton Courtney Sagal In Honor of Mrs. C. Van Leuvan Stewart Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Mrs. Elizabeth H. Tomlinson Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Christina Torres Elizabeth Auzmendi In Honor of Dr. Yoram Unguru Ms. Stephanie Holzman In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Van Dyke Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward For the Birthday of Jenny Washburne Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reid For the Birthday of Anna Lincoln Whitehurst Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ward In Honor of Mary Williams Monarch Academy In Honor of Howie Wolfe for the Wolfe Family Trail Mr. and Mrs. James C. Alban IV Mr. and Mrs. Peter Askew Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Bonsal Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Eric M. DeCosta Mr. David Imre and Mr. Thomas Crusse Mrs. Michel L. Modell Mr. and Mrs. C. Ashton Newhall Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Newhall III Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte Mr. and Mrs. R. Todd Ruppert Mr. and Mrs. David Wilmerding Mr. Trip Wolfe A Holiday Gift for Jack Woodland Ms. Ruth Wickless
Mr. Dennis Malone Ms. Elizabeth Oxendine Ms. Sharon Pearson Mrs. Clare H. Stewart Elizabeth Warriner Mr. and Mrs. J. W. T. Webb Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Welbourn III In Memory of Frank Kolbe Miranda Grabill In Memory of Ms. Joan Kolker Mr. Peter Lucas In Memory of Cornelia Levering Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Levering IV In Memory of Carol McCord Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. McCord In Memory of Linda Panitz Mrs. Clare H. Stewart In Memory of Frank Riggs Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte In Memory of Ms. Jacqueline Rollfinke Mr. and Mrs. Brian Rollfinke In Memory of Diane S. Sharp Mr. and Mrs. Gus Williamson In Memory of Tally Spadone Mrs. Clare H. Stewart In Memory of Mr. C. Van Leuvan Stewart Mrs. Clare H. Stewart In Memory of Will Thomas Ms. Brooke Blumberg
GIFTS IN MEMORY OF
In Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Andre Brewster Mr. Douglas B. Lane In Memory of Charles Carpenter Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte Ms. Courtney Sagal In Memory of Joan Franklin Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte In Memory of Sheila Goldman Marilyn Berman Louisa Goldstein Mr. and Mrs. Stephen LeGendre Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte In Memory of Ms. Mary Gorman Mrs. Anne R. Dorsey Mrs. Katharine M. Washburne In Memory of Philip Iglehart Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Brown Jr. Ms. Barbara Cox Mr. Mark Dees Green Spring Valley Hounds Mr. James Groschan Mr. and Mrs. G. Ridgely Hardy Mr. and Mrs. David C. Iglehart
IRVINE LEGACY SOCIETY Anonymous Mrs. Richard Allchin Mrs. Jeanne H. Baetjer* Ms. Joan S. Barton* Ms. J. Catherine Bishop* Ms. E.J. Coffin* Mrs. Olivia I. Dodge* Ms. Ruth Fegley* Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Dixon Gibbs Jr. Mr. Louis Hillman Mrs. Townsend Hoen Mr. and Mrs. Daniel I. Kemper Mrs. Cynthia Murray Mr. and Mrs. G. Peter O’Neill Mr. W. Brooks Paternotte Mr. and Mrs. James Piper III Mrs. Ann L. B. Yellott
The Amateur Gardener’s Club Franklin Garden Club Garden Club of Twenty Green Spring Valley Garden Club Hardy Garden Club Lake Hills Garden Club Monkton Garden Club Mt. Washington Garden Club St. George’s Garden Club MONTHLY DONORS Mrs. Melissa Becker Mr. and Mrs. Anthony R. Becker Mr. Ron Caplan and Ms. Leigh Cochrane Dr. Holly Cymet and Dr. Tyler Cymet Miss Ellen Danielson Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Fauth Dr. Elana and Dr. Benjamin Fertig Ms. Marisa Galitz Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Galuardi
Ms. Tracey George and Mr. Joshua Jones Mr. and Mrs. Rob Gibson Harry W. Holt Jr. Adreon Hubbard Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Kearney Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Powell Ms. Alison Rees and Mr. John Morgan Mrs. Karen Ropka Ms. Courtney Sagal Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sawyer Mr. and Mrs. Chris Steele Mrs. Margaret C. Taliaferro Ms. Bridget Wetzel Mr. and Mrs. William Wright Mrs. Kristin Zucconi
IN-KIND GIFTS AND SERVICES
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Maddox Mr. and Mrs. Jamison Miller Misty Valley Farms Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Newhall III Mr. W. Brooks and Dr. Elizabeth V. Paternotte Personalized Lagree Training Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Seville Anna and Beetle Smith Mr. and Mrs. David Soud Mrs. Clare H. Stewart The Daily Record The French Paradox Wines V-No Wine Bar and Shop VPC Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Ward Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Washburn Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Winstead Jr. Yoga Hikes Baltimore Zeffert & Gold
Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Adams Arbor Valley Brian Bankard Caves Farm Coldstream Park Elementary/Middle School Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Flamholz Mr. and Mrs. John L. Flanigan III Green Spring Valley Garden Club Mr. and Mrs. John W. Guinee Mr. Harry W. Holt Jr. Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Hubbard Jr. Mr. Cris Jacobs Mr. and Mrs. Terral Jordan Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Keelty Mr. Douglas B. Lane Lauring Dermatology Mr. and Mrs. Stephen LeGendre
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FISCAL YEAR 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) Full Financials can be found on Irvine’s website.
FISCAL 2021 SOURCES OF REVENUE (UNAUDITED) 9% 56% PROGRAM FEES SPECIAL EVENTS (NET) INVESTMENTS
CONTRIBUTIONS AND GRANTS
FISCAL 2021 SOURCES OF EXPENDITURE (UNAUDITED)
22% FUNDRAISING AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM
Board of Trustees Founder Olivia Irvine Dodge President Anna L. Smith Vice President David O. Dardis Secretary Nettie Washburn Treasurer Clem Palevich Trustees Geoffrey L. Adams Theodore W. Bauer Amy Jean Boebel Jamie Brown Eric DeCosta Frank Dudek Jack Finney Harry William Holt, Jr. Diana M. Krevor Glenda LeGendre Josh Levinson Leah Maddox Catherine P. McDonnell Beverly Britten Moore ex officio W. Brooks Paternotte ex officio George K. Reynolds III Brian J. Singer Chad Steele Robert Travers Trustees Emeriti Nancy B. Allchin William L. Balfour Angus M. Burton Suzanne E. Chapelle, PhD Frances H. Flanigan Malcolm Gee W.T. Dixon Gibbs, Jr. Robert H. Johnson Lynn R. Jordan Ellen H. Kelly Robert L. Mardiney Gregory C. Pinkard James Piper III Page Ward Seville Barbara B. Shea Judy Van Dyke Howie Wolfe Executive Director W. Brooks Paternotte
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