Annual Partnership Program

cropped-annual-sponsor-sign-2.jpgWellfield Botanic Gardens is sincerely grateful to our Annual Partners for their generous support. With this support, Wellfield furthers its Mission to celebrate the inseparable relationship between water and life, inspire creativity and lifelong learning, foster stewardship of our natural world, and grow community.

You and/or your organization can demonstrate its commitment to sharing and furthering the vision and Mission of Wellfield Botanic Gardens by participating in our Annual Partnership Program. Partnering with Wellfield not only offers a great deal of positive visibility in the community, but strengthens the community, itself.

Please help us in thanking our 2019-2020 Annual Partners:

$100,000 Plus
Peggy Weed
The Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director Chair Endowment

$25,000 Plus 
Doug Grant

$15,000 Plus
Community Foundation of Elkhart County 
Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Kurt Janowsky / Navarre Hospitality Group
 Welch Packaging

$10,000 Plus
John Alter and Sueann VonGunten
Center for Hospice Care
Merrill Lynch – Kahn, Ruthrauff & Associates /
Matthew and Janine Kahn

Dana and Tom Pletcher
Vision in Mission

$5,000 Plus
Stuart and Paula Barb
Aimee and Jason Bontrager
Burns Rent-Alls, Inc.
D&W, Inc.

Steven K. Haines
Helgeson Steel, Inc.

Kem Krest
Irene Lawson
MORryde International, Inc.

Family of Phyllis and Paul Myers, Karen and Tom
Elkhart Rotary Club
Brian and Lauri Smith
Carl and Emilie Tiedemann

$2500 Plus
1st Source Bank
Tom and Dottie Arnold
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP / Joel and Amy Duthie
Broderick Chiropractic Center
Patty Brotherson
Janette Burkhart-Miller
Ken and Tammie Carr / TalentSource
Chiphone Federal Credit Union
Tom and Libby Eisele
Helgeson Steel, Inc.
Indiana Trust Wealth Managment
INOVA Federal
Lake City Bank
Bob and Ann Moore
Rex Martin
Thomas and Sue Neat
Steve and Jane Poe
Sandy Richardson
Doug and Sharon Risser
Stan and Linda Rupnow
STIFEL | The Elkhart Group
Welter Foundation, Inc.

Conservation Partner 2019
Orbis Environmental Consulting

For more information about annual partnership opportunities, please contact Eric Garton, Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director, at (574) 266-2006 or email 


Wellfield Botanic Gardens was founded in 2005 and is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization which derives all of its operating capital, development costs and endowment from private donations, user fees, annual memberships, private grants and earned income. Wellfield Botanic Gardens receives NO government or tax-based funding of any kind. 


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