The City of Springfield will be hosting an “installation event” of the new entryway sign in East Springfield (Thurston). Media are encouraged to attend and get photos/video of the installation.
Mayor Christine Lundberg, City Council President Joe Pishioneri, and Urban Lumber Company Founder Seth San Filippo will be available for media interviews at the installation site.
City leaders, the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, area businesses, and neighboring residences will also participate in the event.
What: East Springfield (Thurston) Entryway Sign Installation Event
Who: This event is being provided to local media as an opportunity to film/photograph the installation and interview project participants.
When: 11 a.m., Friday, February 7
Where: Corner of 75th and Main streets, Springfield Oregon.
Springfield’s public art promotes a sense of community pride and provides a unique source of attraction for visitors. Public artwork also supports the Council’s goal to promote and enhance Springfield’s hometown feel while focusing on livability and environmental quality.
The East Springfield (Thurston) Entryway Sign is part of the City Council-approved 5-year public art plan, which also includes:
- Decorative Crosswalks in Downtown Springfield.
- A Welcome to Downtown Springfield Mural on the Fry and Rankin Building (where Simply Cycle is located).
- Additional plans include art to honor our timber heritage, another Veterans installation, and the development of an art plan for the Glenwood area of Springfield.
For more information: Public Information Officer Amber Fossen, 541.726.3695 or email@example.com