The big donors
The Park City Museum continues to raise money for a major expansion of the Main Street building.
Officials with the museum want to raise $8.9 million and have raised $6.1 million so far in money and pledged donations.
The biggest donation, a little more than $2.5 million, comes from City Hall, which owns the building and agreed to a cut-rate, 99-year lease with the museum. The No. 2 donation, more than $500,000, comes from the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, which is well known for its philanthropy, and the third-largest is from Parkites Tom and Lynn Fey, who gave more than $300,000.
The other six-figure donors, according to material published by the museum, include:
( Richard and Nancy Marriott, the Steiner Foundation and Summit County, all at $200,000 or more.
( Jim and Susan Swartz, Rick and Carmen Rogers, Institute of Museum and Library Service, Jim and Zibby Tozer, Alan and Carol Larson and Peter and Gail Ochs, all at more than $100,000.
The amount of the donations made by Edgar and Polly Stern, Deer Valley Resort and Roger and Katherine Penske are being kept confidential.
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Leaders in Park City and Summit County this week approved identical resolutions essentially opposing a Utah Department of Transportation concept for a major redo of the S.R. 248 entryway.