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New statue to honor zoo founder

Posted: Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2014

ATASCADERO — The Charles Paddock Zoo will be celebrating its 60th anniversary next year. Local officials are hoping to pay homage to the zoo’s namesake with a bronze statue.

Chuck Ward, who will be leading the fundraising efforts for the new statue, says the idea was first conceived by City Council member Bob Kelley and local artist Mark Greenaway about three years ago. Kelley and Greenaway were able to raise about $4,700 for the project before fundraising efforts fizzled out and now they’ve approached Ward to help them revive the project and raise the remaining $55,000 needed to build the statue.

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