Chris... here's news on the official first sign installation.. NANFA's web
site IS listed on the sign, and the $400.00 was used to produce the site
specific sequel which is now complete, and will be installed next. We have
sent letters out to various entities with properties along the river to
solicit the securing of future signs. We are also looking at the pursuing of
the grant monies from various sources to pay for future signage... NOW our
natives are officially in the public eye in a big way!!! Thought this
would be good to share with the list.. read on.... Rob C.
> >>> Bill DeCicco <wdd_at_castlo.com> 05/03/01 03:27PM >>>
>The Mahoning River Consortium's initial native fish interpretive display
>sign, designed by Rob Carillio, was erected yesterday in Yellow Creek
>Park in the city of Struthers. This very attractive sign is situated
>alongside Yellow Creek directly opposite the John Struthers Pavilion.
>In a very visible location just off the park's main pathway, this
>section is also very well lit at night.
>Helena Uber, the manager of Yellow Creek Park, will cover the sign
>during the morning of Friday, May 18th, the date of the next MRC general
>meeting which will be held at the park. The sign will be officially
>unveiled a few minutes past 1:00 p.m. after the meeting commences.
>Again, the MRC's next general meeting is scheduled from 1:00 to 3:00
>p.m. at the John Struthers Pavilion in Yellow Creek Park. In the event
>of inclement weather, the meeting will be held inside the Yellow Creek
>Lodge which is directly adjacent to the pavilion. After the meeting,
>and for those interested, Helena will lead an approximately one-hour
>hike beginning at approximately 3:15 p.m. along the Yellow Creek Trail
>to the site of the Hopewell Furnace, the first blast furnace west of the
>Allegheny Mountains, situated at the base of Lake Hamilton Dam.
>If any of you happen to be passing through or near Struthers prior to
>the meeting, you may wish to stop by Yellow Creek Park and take a look
>at Rob's sign, of which all MRC members can be proud.
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