Bench Dedications

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Part of the 2016 County Infrastruc-ture/Beautification grant that CLO received, helped to pay for the repair and painting of the Baywood Pier.  The other part went to the purchase and installation of two long-lasting low maintenance benches built by local concrete artist Mayson Wells.  These benches, made of Ipe wood, recycled glass and concrete, have been placed at the Midtown Restoration Site (formerly known as the Tri-W site) and at the Pasadena Drive Coastal Access in Baywood Park.  Both sites offer attractive viewpoints to enjoy nature.  

A plaque on the Pasadena Drive bench is dedicated to Bill Morem, long-time Tribune journalist and Baywood Park resident, with an ee cummings quote, “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.”  The Midtown site bench features a quote from William Wordsworth, “Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.”  Attending at the Pasadena Drive site were representatives from The Tribune and members of Bill Morem’s family.

The benches were unveiled on March 4, 2017.  Click here to see photos.