The 26 Mile Club

"Twenty-six miles across the sea... Santa Catalina is a-waitin' for me..."
The 26 Mile Club is a way for the Catalina Island Museum to recognize our loyal contributors who have given 5 consecutive years or more.
The inspiration for this club came from a longtime donor who makes an annual donation in the amount of $26,000 to the Catalina Island Museum in honor of the distance between the Los Angeles County shores and Avalon, as so stated in the beloved Four Preps song 26 Miles (Santa Catalina).
Benefits of the 26 Mile Club:
  • Name(s) listed on the Catalina Island Museum website
  • Recognition on the digital display in the Hagenah Family Lobby
  • A 26 Mile Club lapel pin given during your next visit
  • Bragging rights as a long-term supporter of Catalina's sole institution devoted to art, culture and the rich history of Santa Catalina Island
26 Mile Club Members
 Ackerman Family
Nancy Anderson
G.W. Bailey
Charles and Kathy Bamford
Ron and Mary Celeste Bevins
Greg and Lori Bombard
Jim and Joyce Brown
Catalina Express
Certified Phone Solutions
Ernesto Fierro and Carmen Gomez
Gordon Frost, Jr.
Jim and Nancy Gaines
Linda and Will Gassett
John and Katherine Gothold
Blanny Hagenah
John and Dana Hagenah
Cliff Hague
Ritch and Kathy Haynes
Steve and Ann Hinchliffe
Gerry Holbert
Sharon Johnston
Geraldine Knatz and John Mulvey
David and Pat Lamb
Christy Lins
Steven Mandel, M.D.
Sandra Matranga
Paul and Sally Reed
Curty and Alita Rethmeyer
Carol Reynolds
Roy Rose
Steve and Ronna Schreiner
Pam Secor
Jim and Carmelette Simonds
Janette Sylvian
Stephen Weber
Buddy Wilson II
Craig and Iva Zeman 

"I have been a fan of the Catalina Island Museum since it was founded in 1953. I have watched it grow, and have participated as a board member several times over the years. I am extremely proud  to have earned a place in the new "26 Mile Club," which demonstrates my financial involvement  in the museum for many years, and especially at this time as the museum is maturing into a very significant attraction in Catalina and is being nationally recognized."  - Roy Rose

Questions? Call our Development Department at 310-510-4650 or email
Donations to the Catalina Island Museum are tax deductible. Our Federal I.D. # is 95-1880698.

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