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Ashtabeautiful's fountain is back! The fountain was donated to the City of Ashtabula by Mr. Topky. Larry Fargo, Fargo Machine Co., is leading a group to restore the fountain back to its original glory. The restoration project is being spearheaded by the Ashtabula Downtown Development Association (ADDA) and is the fiscal agent responsible for collecting the donations. It is the goal of ADDA to include as many people as possible to be involved with this project, demonstrating there is a strong showing of community pride and co-operation for restoring and improving this historic landmark.
Donors to the Topky Fountain Restoration and Renovation Project
Artisan Concrete and Stamping, LLC
Fargo Machine Company
Fargo Machine Partners, LLC
Masonry Water Solutions
Smith Electrical Contracting
Spence Contracting, LLC
Tyler Sign and Lighting Services
Albert M. Ford Foundation
Ashtabula Foundation Youth Philanthropy Grant
Robert S. Morrison Foundation
Ashta Chemicals – Employees
Carol Johnson in Memory of Donald Johnson
Jane Haines Digiacomo
Rick and Linda Coblitz
City of Ashtabula (Park Levy Funds)
Edgewood High School Youth Philanthropy Board
I’m In Amazing Ashtabula
Rotary Club of Ashtabula
Many thanks to Debbie Rich for donating this beautiful photgraph of the fountain for promtional and fundraising purposes.
The total estimated cost for all of this work is $30,000.00. Many funds have been raised through donations, grants, and in kind work. The Robert S. Morrison Foundation made a very generous donation to allow the restoration work to begin. Since that time, many other businesses, individuals and organizations have also made
monetary donations to fund this project.