The Spirit of Giving

Matching Challenge - Double Your Mural Repair Donation

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Recently Projects, Inc., a local non-profit and support organization of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, asked the public to help them reach their goal of $17,200 to fix the crack in the Great American Crossroads Mural at Millennium Park on the square in downtown Bucyrus. So far $4,430 has been raised. To read their letter to the Bucyrus community, click here.

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Attach the Crack: Mural cracking up but not in a funny way

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Jul 07, 2020

The Board of Trustees of Projects, Inc., a local non-profit organization and support organization of The Community Foundation for Crawford County, is asking for the help of the community to raise funds to fix a crack in The Great American Crossroads Mural at Millennium Park on the square in downtown Bucyrus. The following is a letter from their board.

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Let It Snow

Posted by Amy Vaughn on Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Members of the Board of Projects, Inc. marked the first day of snow in Crawford County last week by erecting signs at Millennium Park reminding visitors that the park is not plowed or salted during the winter months to protect the mural and bricks. Ken Cameron and Dr. Joe Shadeed are just two volunteer board members of the non-profit organization Projects, Inc. that owns and maintains The Great American Crossroads Mural, Liberty Remembers Our Veterans Mural and Millennium Park, including the fountain.

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Tags: Crawford County, Murals, fountain, Projects, Inc., Millennium Park

Project: Protect & Preserve

Posted by Janet Pry on Thu, Jun 20, 2013

The "Great American Crossroads" and "Lady Liberty" murals are both in need of restoration. The Great American Crossroads mural at Millennium Park last required some restoration eight years ago. Most of this was paid for from the maintenance fund managed by the Bucyrus Area Community Foundation.

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