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Bear Coal Soda Fountain exterior receives a metropolis-funded facelift

Identity Graphics performs on the new mural at Bear Coal Soda Fountain Wednesday. The mural was compensated for by a town grant.
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Cindi Crabtree wasn’t sure about asking for money, but this appeared like the suitable detail to do.

In March, Crabtree went for it. She used for a Compact Small business Grant by way of the city of Craig, and she was authorised. Now, her Bear Coal Soda Fountain on the west aspect of city is the beneficiary of a snappy new wall-sized bear mural.

The Bear Coal Soda Fountain now sports a snappy south-struggling with mural of its logo many thanks to a city of Craig Smaller Company Grant.
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“I’ve normally been careful about undertaking it, you just never want to just take dollars,” Crabtree explained. “But this is something which is so magnificent that Craig does it for their companies. They’ll grant you, if they approve it, 50% of your challenge up to $25,000.”



Crabtree tapped Identification Graphics to help put in the mural, which is the soda fountain’s bear silhouette emblem superimposed upon a shaded pine forest.

“I come to feel so lucky they authorized it,” she mentioned. “It truly will enhance the setting up. We’re energized.”



The soda fountain has been in position considering that 2017 within The Laundry on Ledford Street, which Crabtree also owns.

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