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Kalamazoo receives challenge grant to restore Bronson Park fountain

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The Fountain of the Pioneers in Bronson Park
The Fountain of the Pioneers in Bronson Park

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- The city of Kalamazoo has received an 83-thousand dollar challenge grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation to restore the sculptural parts of the Fountain of the Pioneers in Bronson Park.  As part of the grant's conditions, the city plans to seek an additional 166-thousand dollars for the project over the next three years, coinciding with the fountain's 75th anniversary.

Restoring the fountain's sculptures is part of a larger project in Bronson Park to completely restore the fountain, including its pools and mechanical systems, as well as acquiring a new piece of art.  The estimated total cost is somewhere between two-million and 2.5-million dollars.

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