New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 27, 2011

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 27, 2011

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 27, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas ■ SPORTS, 1B 2011 All-Comal boys hoops team mu [$524 1 •VchVms ■ UFE, 1C 'Brothers in Christ' serve community INSIDE ▼ <WSUNDAYmARCH 27,2011 Herald-Zeitung Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852. $1.50 “There’s been a huge transition going from a health system to a foundation. We’re looking forward now at how we re going to make this a foundation that works for and benefits the community.” WES STUDDARD, McKenna System board chairman McKENNA LEGACY FOUNDATION IRS 990 FORM $994,526 $954,129 Amount McKenna Legacy Foundation gave to outside organizations in 2009 Amount McKenna Legacy Foundation gave CEO, CFO in 2009 compensation Brierty, Strickland's combined compensation almost as much as charitable giving they oversaw By Greg Bowen The Herald-Zeitung McKenna Legacy Foundation spent just $40,397 more on charitable giving to non-McKenna organizations in 2009 than it did on the compensation of its two top executives, according to the foundation’s IRS Form 990. The foundation, formed to create a legacy of community giving funded by the $84.5 million sale of the former McKenna Memorial Hospital to Christus Santa Rosa Health System in 2008, handed out $994,526 in grants to 26 non-McKenna service organizations in 2009, while paying its two top executives at the time, Chief Executive Officer Tim Brierty and Chief Financial Officer Allen Strickland, a total of $954,129, according to the foundation’s Form 990. The 2009 Form 990, the most recent tax year record available, was obtained from the Internal Revenue Service via GuideStar, an organization working for transparency in charity organizations. According to the 990, Brierty’s base compensation was $362,513. He also received $257,850 in “bonus and incentive compensation” and $17,768 in “other reportable compensation.” Also listed on the form were $16,554 in “retirement and other deferred compensation” and $15,339 in non-taxable benefits. In all, Brierty’s compensation totaled $670,024 for 2009. According to the same 990, Strickland’s base compensation was $192,007. He received $58,850 in “bonus and incentive compensation” and $4,324 in “other See McKENNA, Page 10A Brierty ON THE WEB ■ To see tax records for the McKenna Legacy Foundation, visit www.herald-zeitung.com. ■ Tax records for this and other non-profits are available online at www.guidestar.org/ ■ Charity Navigator CEO compensation study is at www. charitynavigator.or g/index.cfm?bay= studies.ceo r«flle GRAPHIC print - DO NOT PROCESS 1 As Filed Data -1 ni n- nïToVii aniaTITl FormddO « D«p«rVnBnt ol m* Treasury irtene! Revenue Service A For tbre 2009 cal. Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax Untor wet ion 501(c), 527, or 4947(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Cod. (..rapt Hack lung banafit trust or private foundation) ► Tha organization may have to usa a copy of this raturn to satiafy state reporting requirements ndor year, or tax yaar beginning 01-01-2009 and ending 12-31-2009 OMB No 1545-0047 2009 Open to Public M Inspection I ■ Check * appkcaMe f~ Addire« change I Namre change Initial return r Terminated I Amended return I Application pending use 1RS label or print or typo, tec Specific Instruction«. C Name of organization McKenna Legacy Foundation Doing Business As Number and street (or P O box if mail is not delivered to street address)! Room/suite 801 West San Antonio Street City or town, state or country, and ZIP ♦ 4 New Braunfels, TX 78130 F Nam« and address of principal officer TIMOTHY BRIERTY 801 WEST SAN ANTONIO STREET NEW BRAUNFELS, TX 78130 I Tax-exempt status F 501(c) ( 3 ) d (mxert no ) f 4947(a)(1) or T 527 J Werbe».: ► WWW MCKENNA LËGACYFO UNDATIO N O RG K Form ot orqangatron F Corporation (~~ Trust F Asvxiaton F Other » ~l Summiry O Employer Identification number 26-2011S30 E Telephone number (830)606-9500 O Gross recetpts $ 1,726,563 H(e) Is this a group return for affiliates7    V« FNc H(b) Are all affiliates included?    f~    Tes    F    No If-No,~ attach a list (saa instructions) H(c) Group exemption number ► I I Year of fomiation 200« | M state of legal domicile TX "I Û II 1 Briefly describe the organization'* mission or most significant activities THE MCKENNA LEGACY FOUNDATION EXISTS TO ADVANCE THE WELL-BEING OF THE NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNITY 2 Check this box ►(“ if the organization discontinued its operations or disposed of more then 25% of its net assets J    Number of voting members    of the governing body (Part VI, line la)....... 3    _ 4    Number of independent voting members of the governing body (Pert VI, line lb) ....    4 5    Total number of employees    (Part V, line 26) *..... •    Total number of volunteers    (estimate if necessary) .... 7» Total groes unrelated business revenue from Part VIII, column (C), line 12 . b Net unrelated business taxable income from Form 990-T, line 34    . 5 6 7a . 7b Contributions and grants (Part VIII, lina lh)........ Program sarvica ravenua (Part VIII, line 2g)......... Investment income (Pert VIII, column (A ), lines 3, 4, and 7d ) .... Other revenue (Pert VIII, column (A), lines 5, 6d, 8c, 9 c, 10c, and lie) Total revenue— add lines 8 through 11 (must equal Part VIII, column (A), line 12) .............. 13 14 15 Ito b 17 18 19 Grants and similar amounts paid (Part IX, column (A), lines 1-3 ) . Benefits paid to or for members (Part IX, column (A), line 4) .... Salaries, other compensation, employee benefits (Pert IX, column (A), lines 5-10) Professional fundraising fees (Part IX, column (A), line lie) .... Total fundraising expenses (Part IX, column (0), kne 25) »2_ Other expenses (Part IX, column (A), lines lla-lld, llf-24f) .    ,    .    . Total expansas Add linas 13-17 (must aqual Part IX, column (A), line 2S) Revenue less expenses Subtract line 18 from line 12...... 20 Total assets (Part X, line 16)........ 21 Total liabilities (Part X, line 26)....... 22 Net assets or fund balances Subtrect line 21 from line 20 Signature Block Prior Year 540,031 227,549 60,166 296,327 243,704 Beginning of Currant Year 50,543,940 41,742 50,502,198 Currant Yaar 1,728,563 2,223,450 338,709 2,817,083 -1,088,520 74,976,560 1,025,800 73,950,760 Sign Here Under penalties of penury, I declare that I have examined this return, «eluding accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of my knowledge and be kef, it is true, correct, and complete Declaration of preparer (other than officer) is based on all information of which preparer has any knowledge Signature of offerer ALLEN STRICKLAND CFO Type ot print name and title Paid Präparats Ute Only Preparer's L signature W Date Check if self empolyed ► J""” Preparer's identifying number (see instructions) Firm's name (or yours L ERNST A YOUNG US LLP if self-employed), W address, and ZIP + 4 ~ po BOX 2938 "....................... ......."...... SAN ANTONIO, TX 782992938 EIN ► Phone no ► (210) 228-9696 May tha IRS discuss this rsturn with tha praparar shown abova7 (see instructions) f~ Yes F N< For Privacy Act arid Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, sea tha separate Instructions. Cat No 11282Y Form 990(2009) MEGAN HOLT/Herald-Zeitung Guests at Landa Park's 75th Anniversary Moonlight Gala toast to many more years to come Saturday. ► MOONLIGHT GALA AT PARK Hundreds celebrate 75 years of Landa By Megan Holt The Herald-Zeitung The history of Landa Park was kept alive Saturday evening as onlookers watched womens dresses swoosh and listened to men’s polished shoes clink on the sidewalk as they danced the night away. About 400 guests attended Landa Park’s 75th Anniversary Moonlight Gala to commemorate the park’s 1936 opening to the public, said Stacy Laird-Dicke, City of New Braunfels parks and recreation director. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., guests were invited to bid on more than 60 silent auction items, drink wine and beer and listen to the sounds of the Sentimental Journey Orchestra. Planning for the event began last October, said Audie Gibson, New Braunfels Parks Foundation secretary. “This is a great time for the city to come together, acknowledge the park and put the love back into it,” Gibson said. “Landa Park is the jewel of the city.” Funds raised at the gala will be used by New Braunfels Parks Foundation to restore the 1896 Landa Park gazebo, Gibson said, which will cost about $12,000. “There is no record of the gazebo ever being restored,” Gibson said. “It’s one of the oldest structures in the park.” According to Mayor Bruce Boyer, the Landa Park gazebo’s foundation is sinking; therefore, it needs to be restored quickly. “The gazebo is the focal point of Landa Park,” Boyer said. “The Landa family was gracious enough to sell the park with the idea that it would be made available for the community to enjoy for years to come.” Marie Offerman, E.P. Nowotny’s niece, said her uncle was the reason why Landa Park is now open to the public. See PARK, Page 9A Vol. 168, No. 117^BB 30 pages, 4 sectionslMI InelAfe SC 4a| SfSgfflaA A few clouds ■'■'.■Mac    High    ■vî .-H'; •• : ib 81 -• c,: CLASSIFIEDS COMICS f CROSSWORD JORUM OBITUARIES | PLANNER I SPORTS TV GRID m mt sections pi ..... " ii'i-ir .H-" ■'..■rai ■ ; |U>w * herald-zeituns.com 56825 0000? I SI JO I Rtv iiiumis CHEVROLET Herald-Zeitung wins 17 awards from Texas APME From staff reports TYLER — The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung received 17 awards, including six first-place awards, at the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors 2011 journalism awards Saturday at its annual convention. The newspaper was honored with the Star Breaking News Report award for its coverage of the June 9,2010 flood. The accolade is part of the Texas APME’s Head- liners Excellence in Journalism awards. Herald-Zeitung photographer Laura McKenzie won third place in the Star Photojoumalist of the Year category, and reporter Greg Bowen was named honorable mention as Star Reporter of the Year. Individual first-place awards went to publisher and editor Doug Toney for column writing, to managing editor Autumn Phillips for editorial writing, graphic designer Nicholas Wiatrek Toney Phillips McKenzie Thomas Bowen for infographics, copy editor Kate Thomas for headline writing, photographer McKenzie for general news photography and to news-clerk Katie Ritter for comment and criticism for her community theater reviews. 2005 Saturn Vue “I am very, very proud of our newsroom staff,” Toney, said. “To receive such a high number of awards in the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors' annual newswriting contest, in so many different categories of Lewis Hoffman competition, speaks volumes about the newsroom staff’s dedication to their community and their craft. 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