Projects Courthouse Lighting After three years of planning and fundraising, involving local businesses and individuals, the lighting of the Geauga County Courthouse became a reality. While this was a Chardon Square Association project, a generous contribution from the family of Michele Peace, hours of research by John Laforge of NEO Electrical Supply and Lighting, donated skilled labor for ... Read more Electronic Sign The new electronic message sign on the southwest corner of the square was a collaborative effort between the Chardon Square Association and the City of Chardon. In early 2016, City staff met with us to discuss replacing the old sign, which was 30 years old and in need of major repair. The frame had deteriorated ... Read more Flagpole In early 2017, we were informed by the City of Chardon that the flagpole at the south end of the square was in need of a replacement. The metal structure was deteriorating and the mechanism on the pole used to raise and lower the flag would often malfunction, causing the flag to become stuck. The ... Read more Flower Baskets Since its inception in 1980, the flower baskets that grace Chardon Square in early Spring and throughout the growing season were a capital project of the Chardon Square Association. In 2013, we saw the merit to invest in new state-of-the-art baskets that store water in a small reservoir located in the bottom of the basket. ... Read more Giving Garden The Giving Garden is a project that was spurred into action not only by the need to visually upgrade Main Street Alley, but by a sense of responsibility that the Chardon Square Association felt to address hunger in Chardon and Geauga County. The mural, done in a style dubbed “contemporary whimsey” by local artist Chris ... Read more Letters to Santa Each year, our North Pole mailbox goes up on the square for local kids to send their letters to Santa. Just before Christmas, our dedicated team of elves have a letter writing party and respond back to each child with a personalized letter.