Lucy The Elephant Needs Some TLC
Lucy, the 134-year-old iconic elephant is in need of repair.According to the Press of Atlantic City, the following repairs are needed on Margate's official historical landmark. Lucy's howdah, which is the carriage that sits on her back, is in need of new wood due to deterioration. The cost associated with the wood repair is about $33,000.
Lucy was last painted in 2009 which means she needs a fresh coat of paint. The project to freshen Lucy up will cost over $20,000. You can help buy purchasing a "I Helped Paint Lucy" T-shirt for $20 at lucytheelephant.org. All proceeds go directly towards Lucy's makeover.
Lucy is the No. 1 non-gaming attraction in the Atlantic City area according to The Atlantic City City Convention and Visitors Authority. Can you help this old girl out?