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 2018-2019 Annual Partners:

(Partners marked with an * have renewed their partnership for 2019-2020!)

$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 Associates / Matthew and Janine Kahn
Dana and Tom Pletcher
Vision in Mission

$5,000 Plus
1st Source Bank

Tom and Dottie Arnold
*Stuart and Paula Barb
Aimee and Jason Bontrager
Burns Rent-Alls, Inc.
John and Judy Goebel
*Steven K. Haines
Helgeson Steel, Inc.

Jurate Krabill
Kem Krest

*MORryde International, Inc.
*Family of Phyllis and Paul Myers, Karen and Tom
*Elkhart Rotary Club
*Brian and Lauri Smith
Carl and Emilie Tiedemann
(1) Anonymous

$2500 Plus
Kent and Becky Bontreger
*Ken and Tammie Carr / TalentSource Staffing

Lake City Bank
*Bob and Ann Moore
University of Notre Dame

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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