Monday, July 20, 2015

Communities In Bloom judges coming soon

CiB Program Coordinator

The Town of Pincher Creek is participating in the 2015 National Edition of Communities in Bloom in the Class of Champions (Small) category, along with Antigonish NS, Ashcroft BC, Millet AB, Sussex NB and Tignish PE.

The Communities in Bloom judges, Gerry Teahen from Exeter, Ontario and Lorraine Hunter from Toronto, Ontario will be evaluating the Town of Pincher Creek on July 26, 27, and 28. The town would like to remind all businesses and residents to tidy up their property before the judges arrive.

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, beautification and to improving quality of life through community participation and a national challenge.

The National and International results will be announced in Kamloops, British Columbia during the Awards Ceremonies from September 30th to October 3rd, 2015. The concurrent National Symposium on Parks and Grounds offers conference sessions, workshops, and technical visits with the theme ofCommunity Redefined.

To support the educational aspect of its activities, the organization established the Communities in Bloom Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to funding, developing, and disseminating education and awareness on the value, improvement, importance and sustainable development of green spaces and natural environment in Canada.

Within the context of climate change and environmental concerns, all those involved in the Communities in Bloom program can be proud of their efforts, which provide real and meaningful environmental solutions and benefit all of society.

His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D. Governor General of Canada is the Patron of Communities in Bloom.

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