Reclaim, rehabilitate, repurpose!

We are on our way!

See where we are going!

The following diagram was done by Cal Poly San Luis Obispo architecture and engineering students.





But, we need YOU.  Please Join us!

The mission of the Atascadero Printery Foundation is to reclaim, rehabilitate, and repurpose the Atascadero Printery Building
as a community-use, multi-purpose facility


Jean Adams
Give Fitness
JoeAnn and Larry Bruzzo
Charles Bourbeau, Atascadero City Council Member
George Arndt Trust
Dr. Kevin Colton
Debbie Arnold, San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors
Charles Dunlap
Kathy Dunlap
Jan & Gilberto Gaona
Brian Ellis & Liz Harned
Catherine Hillman
John Hollenbeck
Robert Grigger Jones
Idler’s Home
Livia Kellerman
Kent Kenney
Kiwanis Club Atascadero
Stephen LaSalle
Nelson & Colleen Kobata
Nicholas & Hayley Mattson
In Memory of Dr. Mike McNamara
Christine Moser
Nancy Moure
In Memory of Ken Meyer by Pam Meyer
Erick Pierce & Vy Nguyen
Out of the Mire Ministries
Jean & Jeff Pedigo
David Ponemon & Terry Childers
Richard & Lois Ramont
Greg Ravatt
Rotary Club of Atascadero
San Luis Obispo Garbagemen’s Association
The Dewing Family
Sharon Turner
Margaret Vandergon
Steve Williams
Anne Wilson
Tony Wilson
Tom Wand
Jan Wolff & Bob Martz
Mike, Peggy, Max & Zoe Zappas
Lawrence and Dyann Shepard
Colony Media | Colony Magazine & Paso Robles Magazine


The Atascadero Printery Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded by community members who are dedicated to preserving and maintaining the Atascadero Printery Building for use by the community. Thank you for your interest in this worthy cause. If you would like to stay informed about the status of the Printery and the work of the Foundation, please subscribe to our mailing list and like our Facebook page.

Take a look inside the historic Atascadero Printery building

Karen McNamara, president of the Atascadero Printery Foundation, talks about the Printery building, which is the first building in Atascadero; its history; and the hopes to restore the landmark. The nonprofit group is working to purchase the historic building before it’s put up for sale at a public tax auction.

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Work Week April 2019

April 15 to April 19 we'll be working at the Printery starting at 9:30 am. Stop by what got can work all day or just a couple hours.

Atascadero Printery Foundation Volunteer Opportunities: Spring 2019

The Atascadero Printery Foundation needs your help and skills for our volunteer family!  Use the form at the bottom to get in touch.  Our vision is to turn the historic Printery building into a multi use community center for Arts and Sciences.   It's going to be...
Karen McNamara
Christine Moser
Judi Scott-Dewing

Atascadero Printery Foundation Board Members

Barbie Butz • Nicholas Mattson • Catherine Hillman • Kent Kenney • Greg Ravatt • 

Jayne Sacks • Jim Dewing • Rick Evans • Red Heesch