Media Release – Communities in Bloom Results

For Immediate Release October 5, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Saskatchewan Communities in Bloom Provincial Results

The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Saskatchewan Communities in Bloom program, and to recognize all forty-three (43) of the provincial participants after another very successful year. Communities in Bloom participants work towards enhancing their community in relation to the following six (6) criteria: Tidiness, Environmental Action, Heritage
Conservation, Urban Forestry, Landscape and Floral Displays.

The following Provincial Winners excelled in these six (6) criteria:

Population Category 501 – 1,000 Population

Town of Gull Lake
4 Blooms
Special Mention for Community Involvement

Population Category 1,001 – 2,000

Town of Eston
5 Blooms
Community Profile Book and Centennial Park

Population Category 5,000 and higher

City of Moose Jaw
4 Blooms
Special Mention for Community Involvement Special Mention for Community Involvement and Bike Park Development

Note: The following provides the 2016 Provincial Results and Bloom Ratings within Saskatchewan.

Special recognition must also be given to those communities representing Saskatchewan in the 2016 National Communities in Bloom Competition. The following communities’ achievements and the national competition results will be announced at the Communities in Bloom National Symposium on Parks and Grounds, hosted in conjunction with the SPRA Annual Conference in Regina, SK on October 27-29, 2016:

Village of Denzil
Town of Maple Creek Town of Ituna
Town of Kinistino City of Humboldt
Town of Indian Head

Through the hard work and dedication of these participants, the Communities in Bloom motto continues to be achieved – People, Plants and Pride…Growing Together. Communities in Bloom continues to assist in building communities across Saskatchewan. Thank you for making Communities in Bloom a success!

For more information about Communities in Bloom, contact Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces at (306) 780-9262.

Via: SPRA News Releases

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