Sometimes, it’s all about second chances.
Several signs posted around the track at for last month’s were headed for the trash.
The signs, thanking sponsors of the event’s Survivor Dinner, were pulled up and reused instead.
Donna Witmer, the owner of , herself a cancer survivor, had "street spam" signs upcycled into bird houses by Keeping Mother Nature Green (KMG) artists Jerry and Elaine Slea.
"Rather than dispose of them, we had them turned into bird houses," she said.
Witmer, who sells similar bird houses at her Detroit Avenue store, presented the sponsors with their own personalized bird house.
These ones weren’t for sale.
On Monday, Witmer presented Adam Carroll, the owner of Zappitelli's on Madison, with an upcycled bird house bearing the name of his business.
Carroll said he's got the perfect spot for it in the front window.
In addition to , the other businesses receiving a bird house are: the , , , , Karen King Catering and .