The City of Longview is thrilled to announce that five separate checks for $1,000 dollars were donated for the Shay Locomotive Pavilion in the last 5 days, exceeding the challenge issued by an anonymous donor for matching donations of $1,000 up to a total of $3,000. The non-profit Friends of Longview (a project of the well-known Longview Public Service Group) also shared that an addition a $3,000 dollar donation was received, and donations of varying amounts from $5 to $100 dollars have been received in support of the community project.
All contributions to the Shay Locomotive Pavilion are tax deductible. Checks should be made out to the “Friends of Longview” and mailed to:
Friends of Longview
Shay Locomotive Pavilion
P.O. Box 1042
Longview, WA 98632
“This outpouring of support from community members shows just how special the Long-Bell Shay Locomotive is to people and it feels like gratitude for the effort and expense of the restoration for its return to the library grounds.”