Dr. Mary Stauffer’s 100th Birthday!

Come one, come all to the biggest and best birthday party of the year!  On Sunday, August 27th, the Mary R. Stauffer Foundation would like to invite the entire Downey community to the Columbia Memorial Space Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of Dr. Mary Stauffer.  The festivities begin at 12pm and will conclude at 5pm.  A full program will commemorate this momentous occasion with local school projects throughout the facility, as well as special guests and of course, a birthday cake.  Light refreshments will also be provided by the culinary arts students of the local Downey schools.


Dr. Stauffer is widely known throughout Downey for her generosity and continuous support of the entire Downey community.  She contributes to the local school district, its students, and the Downey community in a number of ways.  The Mary R. Stauffer Foundation, in its 25 years, has given over $5 million to Downey and its citizens.  Dr. Mary Stauffer is truly a remarkable woman who has impacted the lives of many people near and far.  With her determination to promote education and career advancement, she has provided many opportunities to so many people.

Mark your calendars Downey!  This is a special event you don’t want to miss.  Come to the Columbia Memorial Space Center to meet, greet, and honor the Downey Legend herself, Dr. Mary Stauffer on Sunday, August 27th.  The Space Center will open at 12pm.