ETV News stock photo of the Bryner Pioneer Museum
A 90-page report was recently released by the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation that commemorated 60 years and over $600 million of philanthropy work.
This report detailed the impact that the foundation has had throughout the years on Utah and its communities. The summary also featured a number of projects completed in Price by the Eccles Foundation and the significant impact made.
The Dino Mine Adventure Park and community skate park are both featured on page 47 of the report under community parks and playgrounds. The foundation has been providing assistance in building parks throughout Utah for over 20 years and in over 70 communities.
Lisa Eccles, George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation President and COO, is credited in stating that parks are often the anchor in the life of small communities.
The final Price City feature in the report is the Bryner Pioneer Museum. This museum, which exists in the original Bryner house, was recently re-opened for business.
The section of the report highlighting the museum is entitled “Preservation and Conversation Foundation Grant Recipients” According to the report, the museum falls under the category “organizations receiving cumulative grants totaling in $20,000 – $49,999.”
Hundreds of other organizations, museums, parks and more are featured in the report and highlight greatly the influence and assistance that the foundation has had in Utah over the past 60 years.