In memory of the local metal artist, Sam Briseño, the Port of Toledo is renaming the park adjacent to its Port Station One building the Briseño Park. The Port invites the public to attend the dedication and Earth Day observance on Saturday, April 23 at noon at the park located at 496 NE Hwy 20, Toledo, OR. Oregon Coast Community Forest Association will attend with items from Local Woods available for sale. Live music and refreshments will be provided.
Sam Briseño’s contribution to the Toledo community includes beautiful metal art in the form of benches, sculptures, wind vanes, and signage found throughout the city, along Highway 20 business loop, and at the Port’s office, Waterfront Park, Paddle Park, and the park at Port Station One.