Adelaide Business in Bloom Competition (media release, June 21, 2017)

London, ON, July 21, 2017 – The Glen Cairn Community Partners are hosting Adelaide Business in Bloom, a friendly competition to beautify the southern section of Adelaide Street!

“The goal of Adelaide Business in Bloom is to inspire the Glen Cairn community to make their neighbourhood and streetscape more visually appealing and environmentally friendly,” explained Julie Welker, Community Partnership Specialist with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA). “We hope this pilot project expands to other neighbourhoods in London next year!”

Who: Glen Cairn Community Partners including organizations along Adelaide Street, residents, the City of London, and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
What: Judges will announce the top three winners of the Adelaide Business in Bloom Competition
When: Thursday, July 20, 5:00 pm
Where: YFC London, 254 Adelaide Street S, London

The competition is open to businesses and organizations at the south end of Adelaide Street between Commissioners Road and Thompson Road. Participants are encouraged to use native plant species and incorporate rain barrels and other environmentally friendly approaches.

The Glen Cairn Community Partners are working with local businesses, home owners, community members, the City of London and agencies to find partners and projects that will help improve the local environment and engage the Glen Cairn community.

Glen Cairn Community Partners:
City of London
Community Living London
Forest City Fire Protection Ltd
Glen Cairn Community Resource Centre
London Training Centre
Lovers at Work Furniture
Residents in the Glen Cairn community
Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
YFC London
Local schools

Contact: Julie Welker, Community Partnership Specialist

 

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