Community Support Keeps Willistead Going
Thursday February 2nd, 2017
Posted at 6:43pm
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At the annual Mayor’s Reception Rotary 1918 President Lou Valente presented $35,000 from the 2016 Art in the Park weekend. Rotary 1918 has contributed over $1 million towards the restoration of the Manor.
In addition, Public & Community Relations Specialist Susanne Tomkins from Caesars Windsor presented $5,000 for historical art restoration,the Friends of Willistead President Kathie Renaud presented $4,000, and the Windsor Essex County Association of Realtors Past President Norm Langlois presented $3,000.
“This support is tremendous,” said Mayor Drew Dilkens. “Willistead is such a historic jewel for our city, and thanks to donations from caring community partners like these, we’re able to keep it in pristine condition for everyone to enjoy.”