Published: Friday, 06 May 2016 16:01
Our Snell Isle Panthers, Lions and Planters urgently need your help. These lovely items are waiting for their spring spruce up and it is already May. Can you please help our Planters and also help our Panther and Lion statues?
As you ride all around our beautiful Snell Isle, you can’t help but notice our lovely statuary - all 140 of them. But as you may have noticed, many need “sprucing up”. We also have 29 Planters all around and those will be “spruced up” first. We need to empty them of all their leggy plants and dirt, clean them up (a little bleach and water and a very thorough rinse). Then we will repaint - if necessary –and then replant.
Do you live near one of these Planters? Or even if you don’t, would you please help us by “adopting” one or more. They will be replanted with succulents that don’t require much care but will need your watering and some of your great TLC!
We’re looking for your help with this project and want to get it done before summer’s heat sweeps upon us.
Some of you told us when you sent in your annual dues that you’d be willing to volunteer to help and Bonnie has spoken with some of you. We do need more volunteers though. If you’d like to help (or have your teenagers earn some community service hours) please contact Bonnie Hargrett who is spear-heading this year’s “Statuary Project”. She can be reached at 727-821-1048 and she looks forward to hearing from you.
Phase One is just the planters – all 29 of them - all around Snell Isle. With your help, we can finish this pretty quickly. (Most of the supplies needed will be given to you…bleach, paint, etc.).
Phase Two will include all the animal statues and be done just a little later this year.
The Planters, Panthers and Lions all thank you so much for your support!