Restore 1949 Neon Tiffin Drive-In

Restoring the Tiffin Drive-In Theater “T” Neon Art

Art and Culture Project Summary:


Historic Drive-In Theater Revitalization fund is  dedicated to enhancing the art and culture of communities served by a historic Drive-In theater by restoring one or more unique feature critical to the “identity” of that theater.

Restoring the Tiffin Drive-In Theater (Tiffin, Ohio) neon art to the original design from 1949 will be the nostalgic warm-glowing beacon to pull at the heart-strings of parents and grandparents who are yearning for a simpler time to share with their children and grandchildren.

There is enormous sociological benefit for families who spend quality time together.  At the drive-in, families will laugh together while playing free games such as miniature golf, enjoy delicious fresh-popped corn and fountain drinks, then finally settle into their vehicle or set-up “camp” outside their vehicle to enjoy movies under the stars. 

“I did this when I was your age!” can be heard from grandparents telling their grandchildren at the drive-in.  There are many more memories to be made by families of all economic situations at the Tiffin Drive-In Theater!

The restored neon art at the drive-in will be the impetus to encourage families to:

·         Talk about neon art

·         Talk about drive-in theaters as a part of Americana

·         Talk about memories made at the drive-in

·         Spend family time together, unplugged

·         Make new memories at the drive-in

If you prefer to mail a donation, checks can be written to "Historic Drive-In Theater Revitalization Fund" and mailed to this address:  
Historic Drive-In Theater Revitalization Fund
V602 County Road 6
Liberty Center, OH  43532

Grants received to date:  
White Family Foundation:  $10,000 (March 2018)

Donations (0)

  • Soty Chea 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Gary FRY 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Alyssa Farrier 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • vincent drake 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo

Organizer 

Donna Callahan Saunders 
Organizer
Tiffin, OH
Historic Drive-In Theater Revitalization Fund 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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