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Memorial Rededication
Children play in the fountain splash pad on July 4, 2009 after the re-dedication. Children's Memorial Fountain Re-Dedicated
On July 4, 2009, the BOFC realized their dreams to re-store and re-dedicate the Children's Memorial Fountain in Faurot Park. Approximately 120 people attended the ribbon cutting and dedication that was held during the Star Spangled Spectacular. The cost for the restoration was $65,000, all from donations by the community. Labor and expertise in restoring the fountain was donated by the following entities, without which the fountain would not be complete:
  • Tuttle Construction , Inc.
  • LJB, Inc.
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 776 AFL
  • Carpenters' Local No. 372
  • John Heaphy
  • Brian Keegan
  • Electricians Local Union No. 32
  • Cement Masons & Plasters Local Union No. 886 
  • Operating Engineers Local Union No. 18
  • Painters Union No. 1020
  • Sidney Electric
  • Lima city Utilities Department
  • Lima City Parks, Recreation & Forestry
  • National Lima & Stone
  • All Purpose Contracting
  • Ohio Contractors Association