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Don’t Fence Me In was a huge success last Saturday. We had a large amount of the community come out to celebrate the unveiling and to find where their pickets ended up.

It took a lot to make this 1200 picket display happen! We had 16 organizations and individuals donate materials.

Thank you to:

  • Blue-Line Rentals for donating the auger
  • Brian Johnson Fencing Company for donating fencing
  • B&R Services for donating time
  • Tony Cadle for donating fencing
  • Steven Routh’s Fence and More for donating fencing
  • Pocket Picassos for donating materials for the After Hours Art Walk painting events
  • 9th Street Studios for letting us use their space for picket prep and assembly
  • Roger Whittiker the artist for donating time
  • Vick and James for donating painting supplies
  • Construction Bolt for donating hardware for attaching the pickets
  • Home Depot for donating posts and nails for assembling the panels
  • The Wichita Theatre for donating the use of sandwich boards
  • Frank and Joe’s for providing coffee and pastries for our pre-event
  • BryMatt Construction for donating tools, time, and the use of a truck
  • Communities in Schools for donating paints and materials
  • Times Record News for providing a space for our board, donors, and artists to meet before and during the event

We also want to thank our community partners that allowed us to host painting events at their sites!

Thank you to:

  • After Hours Art Walk
  • Faith Mission
  • The Women’s Shelter
  • East Side YMCA
  • Youth Opportunities Center
  • Paul Irwin
  • Wichita Falls Public Library
  • Frank and Joe’s
  • Booker T Washington
  • AKA Breakfast
  • River Bend Nature Center
  • The Kemp Center
  • Art & Soul

None of this would have been possible without all of the above organizations and individuals. Thank you thank you thank you!!!