ATHENS AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
THE ENGRAVED PAVER FUNDRAISER
The Athens Area Historical Society (AAHS) established a project to raise funds by selling high quality engraved pavers to built a courtyard next to its building and to renovate the interior of the building. This project essentially consisted of two (2) parts. The first part was to concentrate in selling pavers to build the courtyard. This part was named "Pave a Path to the Courtyard" and it has been successfully completed. The second initiative (which is underway) is named "Pave a Way to Finish Renovating Museum Building"
Thanks to the generous support we have received from the Battle Creek and Athens Community Foundations, Athens Township, the Village of Athens, and a number of local donors and volunteers the courtyard has been completed. Building the courtyard is part of a larger, long term plan to further renovate the historic building used as a museum, located at the main intersection in downtown Athens. Renovations will include interior remodeling, expanded displays, and the installation of an antique "Gas Station Front" featuring vintage pumps, antique cars, and other artifacts which will significantly enhance the character and appearance of the building, and create a destination attraction that showcases the rich history of the greater Athens area. Details of this plan are included in the "Building Renovation" page . Click here_________to read about the renovation plans.
Of course, completion of these renovations, are dependent upon raising the necessary funds. This is the main reason the Society initiated "The Engraved Paver Fundraiser". Several hundred blank pavers have been installed in the courtyard. Blank pavers will be replaced by engraved pavers as they are sold. Because of the high quality of the pavers and the engraving the Society has received numerous positive comments. The pavers are installed in a checkerboard layout in clusters of nine (9) 6" x 6" pavers and 18" x 18" inch pavers.The pavers not only serve as a beautiful walkway and patio in the courtyard, but also as a lasting legacy for donors who have shown their generosity in support of the Athens community.
YOU CAN HELP:
By purchasing an Engraved Paver to honor your family name, your company or organization, commemorate a loved one (a lost family member, friend or pet), or celebrate a precious memory. Your paver will forever leave your legacy at the Athens Area Historical Society's courtyard while helping raise funds to complete the renovation of the Museum building.
To look up information on the paver sizes available cost, payment options and ordering information click here:_____.