Silverwing Steps Up To Save Last Chance Joe


Last Chance Joe is getting a second chance as a moving and resotration effort is set to take place. Last Chance Joe, a beloved statue of Victorian Square in Sparks, had succumbed to water damage over the years. With an El Niño winter projected the staute was slated to move into the Sparks Heritage Museum. It was estimated, it would take $50,000 to move Joe and restore him back to his former glory. The museum had raised around $45,000 for the effort, just short of their goal. This was when Silverwing Developement, of the Fountainhouse Apartments stepped up with and additional $11,000 to save Joe! The restoration will take several months, but know that Joe will be safe at his new home! Read the full story in the RGJ here.