The Village of Bobcaygeon received a rating of 4 Blooms and a special mention for Community Involvement from Communities in Bloom Ontario. Martin Quinn, Chair of Ontario Communities in Bloom presented the awards on Saturday, October 6th, 2018.
Bobcaygeon also received Criteria Awards for:
Environmental - which was sponsored by Scott’s Canada
Floral - which was sponsored by Home Hardware
In July and August, trained volunteer judges Kathy Smyth and Joyce Nieuwkoop travelled to Bobcaygeon to evaluate the overall contributions of municipal council and departments; industry; businesses and the private sector – including volunteer efforts – in regards to the following criteria: Tidiness, Environmental Action, Heritage Conservation, Urban Forestry & Trails, Landscape and Floral Displays.
A complete list of the Provincial & National results along with an online copy of the latest Communities in Bloom magazine will be available on our National website www.communitiesinbloom.ca
Within the actual context of climate changes and environmental concerns, communities involved in the program can be proud of their efforts, which provide real and meaningful environmental solutions and benefit all of society.