Hanging flower baskets returned to brighten Dunkirk’s downtown for the seventh consecutive yr, simply in time for Memorial Day.
Neighborhood enthusiasm and monetary assist for this civic beautification effort of Revitalize Dunkirk Inc., have elevated steadily because the challenge’s inception. Begun in 2015 with a grant from the Northern Chautauqua Neighborhood Basis, the flowers are actually funded totally by donations from people, households, companies, golf equipment, church buildings and different organizations.
Most donors are native, however some are out-of-state residents with household or different ties to the native space. Donors this yr embrace: Add Lumber True Worth; Diane Andrasik; Ruth Antosh; Marty Bamonto; Rosalind Vacanti Barris, in reminiscence of JoAnn L. Vacanti; Becc Electrical; Linda Bradigan; Bud ‘n Bloom Backyard Membership; Casale Plumbing, Heating & AC; Central Station Restaurant; Chadwick Bay Imaginative and prescient Care; David & Kathryn Civilette; Neighborhood Financial institution NA; Gloria Crowe; Logan Dorman; Sara Dorogi; Sue & Walt Drag; Dunkirk Exempt Firemen’s Affiliation; Dunkirk Flavors, Inc.; Dunkirk Skilled Firefighters, Native 616; Mick Dunning & Karen Wojcinski; Ellman’s Storage, Inc.; Jim & Diane Enser; Don & Sharen Fadale; A. W. Farrell & Son; Marsha Finley; First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk; Flowers by Anthony; Jennifer Foley, DDS; Foley, Foley & Passafaro; Mark C. Forbes; Risha Formanowicz; Friendship Missionary Baptist Church; Gary Frederickson; G&E Tents, Tables & Chairs LLC; Nicholas Galofaro & Lenore Jakiela; G.H. Graf Realty Corp.; Ken & Bobbie Hollander; Holy Trinity Church; Rodney & Joan Houck; Nancy Hutchinson; Dave & Janet Jagoda; Patricia A. Kalfas; Saranne Karalus; Diane Kaszuba; Susan Kluck; Lake Erie Medical Companies; Tom & Ann Marie Loughlin; the Marsowicz household; Matt’s Information; McGraw-Kowal Funeral Dwelling; Midtown Realty; Labyrinthine Methods Peace Park; Sharon Neratko; NYS Girls, Inc., Chadwick Bay Chapter; North Chautauqua Dental; Dyan & David Noves; Roger & Mary Lou Orcutt; Dru & Jim Pasierb; Mary & Bruce Patterson; Valerie Pawlak; Larry & Sharon Perdue; Chris and Tonia Piede, Piede Tents, LLC; Putnam Document Company; Robo; the Dunkirk Senior Middle; Rita M. Stonefoot; The Studio; James & Irene Strychalski; Trish Timko; Dick & Ginny Titus; Ted & Cindy Wronski; Common Audiology, Joseph Gullo II; Joan Lemmler Will; WNY Urology Associates; Mark A. Woods; and plenty of different donors who want to stay nameless.
Revitalize Dunkirk officers thanked town of Dunkirk Parks Division personnel who present labor for the hanging basket challenge wouldn’t be doable as effectively as the staff at Yerico Farms LLC Greenhouse, customers at Revitalize Dunkirk’s latest fundraising plant sale and the members of the Revitalize Dunkirk Beautification Committee for his or her persevering with efforts.
Donations might be despatched to Revitalize Dunkirk Inc., Attn: Beautification Tasks, P.O. Field 107, Dunkirk, NY 14048.
Revitalize Dunkirk is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit group enchancment group. For extra data, discover the Revitalize Dunkirk Fb web page or go to www.revitalizedunkirk.com.