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Community pitches in to power park

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 5:33 pm

A number of local businesses and individuals have pitched in as part of a project to enhance electrical service at Fayetteville’s Stone Bridge Memorial Park.

The effort made holding the 48th Annual Arts League Arts and Crafts Show at the park feasible and has also assisted other events held there.

“In order to have the show at the Stone Bridge Park, we had to enhance the electrical service at the park to be able to handle our needs,” said Mark Kelso, who spearheaded the project. “The Chamber has already taken advantage of the power for their Music in the Park summer concert series.

“This project cost in excess of $5,000, and we could have not pulled it off without the wonderful assistance from all of our fellow co-sponsors,” he said, recognizing a number of businesses, individuals and organizations.

Platinum sponsors of the effort included Elk Valley Crafters, Fayetteville Main Street, Ruby Pitts, and anonymous donors.

Gold sponsors were the Fayetteville Lions Club, Edward Jones/Jeanine M. Horvath, AAMS, Woody Anderson Ford, Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center, Gardner’s Choice, Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home, and Redstone Federal Credit Union.

Silver sponsors were Lincoln County Mayor Peggy Bevels, City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation, First National Bank, Draperies Galore & More, positively-visual.com, davidlivinghealthy.com, Glorious Gourds, Bagley & Bagley Insurance, Fayetteville Lumber, Fayetteville Aviation, First United Methodist Church, Lincoln County Health System, Bank of Lincoln County, Fayetteville Photo Club, Gowan Car Care, Carter’s Drug Store, Sanders & Fogg Construction, David A. Kidd, CPA, Holistic Therapy Services, Bradford Appliance, Infinity O&P, Sleepy Owl Herb Farm, International Book Import Service Inc., Parks Jewelry and Gifts, Elk Valley Times, Primeland Construction Co., Aerus/Electrolux, and Woody Anderson Ford.

And bronze sponsors included US Bank, Serendipity Images & Design, Rock Solid Jewelry, and Crawford’s Supply.