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"Paradise Waits," a film and fundraiser for Taylor Mtn. Regiona Park and Open Space Preserve

  • Third Street Cinemas 620 West 3rd Street Santa Rosa, CA, 95401 United States (map)


Movie Premiere Raises Funds for New Park Trails

-- “Paradise Waits” Ski & Snowboard Film to benefit Taylor Mountain Regional Park --


Santa Rosa, CA – December 18, 2015 – Task Force Productions, a community group that raises money for county parks and other local causes, is hosting a premiere of the ski and snowboardmovie Paradise Waits on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Held at Third Street Cinemas in Santa Rosa beginning at 6:30 p.m., the event will include a raffle with exciting prizes such as skis and a snowboard. Beer donated by Third Street Aleworks and wine donated by Little Vineyards Family Winery will be sold in a designated section of the movie theater.


Task Force Productions will donate proceeds from this event to the nonprofit Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation. The event revenue will fund construction of new trails at Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve. The Parks Foundation has a goal of raising $80,000 by 2018 to meet a matching grant requirement for a $1.7 million Recreational Trails Program grant that Sonoma County Regional Parks has been recommended to receive.


“We are so grateful to Task Force Productions for again selecting the Parks Foundation as a beneficiary of its fundraiser,” stated Melissa Kelley, executive director of the nonprofit organization. “We are excited about Regional Parks’ plans to build another 8 miles of trails at Taylor Mountain over the next three years, and all funds raised at this event will help make this phenomenal new trail system a reality!” 


Tickets are $15 each and are on sale at Third Street Aleworks, Santa Rosa Ski & Sports, and Sponsors of the event are Third Street Aleworks, Santa Rosa Ski & Sports, Hahn Automative, Santa Rosa Hydromatic, Go Solar, Little Vineyards Family Winery, and Perry Johnson Anderson Miller & Moskowitz.


The Sonoma County Regional Parks Foundation raises funds, fosters partnerships and advocates on behalf of Sonoma County Regional Parks.