Prayers From Maria sunflower field to be planted next to Cedar Point hotel

Prayers From Maria Field of Hope will be located next to Cedar Point Express Hotel.


Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:28 PM


Prayers From Maria and Cedar Point are working together to create a new sunflower field.

The latest Maria’s Field of Hope will be located next to Cedar Point’s Express Hotel. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for June 5.

Prayers from Maria raises money for research of glioma brain tumors and treatment. It’s named for Maria McNamara who died in 2007 at the age of 7.

Learn more about Prayers From Maria

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 2:02 PM

The logo for the new Frontier Festival has a sunflower in the center.

Was this to tie in with Prayers From Maria, or simply a coincidence?

Last edited by Stacys, Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:16 PM
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Thursday, May 30, 2019 2:56 PM
JohnMosesBrowning's avatar

Very cool! I had passed the field on Chester Rd in Avon and thought it was neat, but, never knew the story until this past winter. Good for CP!


1974: Catering Slave for Interstate United
1975-77: Catering Manager for Cedar Point

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:07 PM

Passed it every time on the way to the point, stopped in once to see it close-up.


number of times to Cedar Point:50s/60s/70s/80s-3,1995-1,1996-27,1997-18,1998-13,1999-20,2000-16,2001-8,2002-7,2003-18,2004-14,2005-18,2006-28,2007-16,2008-17,2009-28,2010-26,2011-27,2012-21,2013-18,2014-24,2015-29,2016-46,2017-13,2018-14 Running Total-470

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Monday, June 3, 2019 9:20 AM
kylepark's avatar

This is a great idea! Awesome of CP to support this great cause! Being summer is the season for sunflowers, it will be an attraction itself. Will get much attention, given the heavy traffic going to and from the park. Plus, a nice detail to the revitalization of the main road entrance area.

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