Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Tovrea Carraro Society

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • http://www.TovreaCastleTours.com

Mission Statement

The mission of the Tovrea Carraro Society is to preserve, maintain and restore the historic structures, gardens and grounds comprising Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights, providing access to visitors in partnership with the City of Phoenix .

Main Programs

  1. Tours of Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights
  2. Garden Restoration and Preservation

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ruling year

2011

President since 2011

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Ms. Eileen Marrero

Keywords

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Tovrea, Castle, Phoenix, Carraro,

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EIN

27-5166774

 Number

3192104287

Physical Address

5025 East Van Buren Street

Phoenix, AZ 85008

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

Tours of Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights

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Program 2

Garden Restoration and Preservation

Garden volunteers learn about the unique desert flora surrounding the Castle in addition to gaining skills and tips for maintaining and beautifying the gardens.
Activities include planting cactus, removing invasive non-native plants, landscape design and watering techniques unique to plants in arid climates.

Team leaders guide, instruct and oversee garden volunteers and provide interesting insight on the history of the gardens and their relationship to the Castle.

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Natural Resources Conservation & Protection

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Tovrea Carraro Society

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President

Ms. Eileen Marrero

BIO

Ms. Marrero was instrumental in creating and founding Tovrea Carraro Society and has
served as President since the Society’s inception. Prior to the creation of the Society, she developed, administered and actively participated in the garden volunteer program at
Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights, the roots of what has become Tovrea Carraro Society.

Board duties include board development, strategic planning and organizational
development.

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she has been a resident of the Phoenix metropolitan area and has served the community both professionally and personally since 1988. Ms. Marrero was a cryptologic linguist in the United States Air Force from 1980 to 1984 and continued as a reservist until 1989.

Beginning in 1984, Ms. Marrero was a contract administrator and cost accountant with Allied Signal for nine years. She was also a FINRA licensed Financial Advisor with the Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company for nine years until 2008. Ms. Marrero is also a Licensed Practical Nurse and successfully completed the Master Gardener program offered by the University of Arizona. Her education includes an Associate’s Degree from the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland.

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