America in Bloom
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Milwaukee, WI Wins National America in Bloom Award

 

By - Oct 2nd, 2020 04:56 pm

(Columbus, OH): Top honors for the prestigious 2020 America in Bloom National Awards Program were announced during the virtual Symposium in the Sky educational conference and awards celebration September 30-October 2.

Milwaukee was the winner of the award for Better Together – Best Example of Public/Private Partnership. Awards were presented that reflect excellence in the areas of community vitality, floral displays, landscaped areas, urban forestry, environmental efforts, celebration of heritage, overall impression, and community involvement.

America in Bloom executive director, Laura Kunkle, said, “America in Bloom is helping communities of all sizes achieve their potential. Every year our participants raise the bar, and the accomplishments and progress shown by this year’s group is remarkable. These are, without a doubt, some of the best places to live and visit. Congratulations to Milwaukee for the excellent work making your community more beautiful and vibrant.”

To date, nearly 275 communities from 43 states have participated in the program and more than 22 million people have been touched by it. Registrations for the 2020 national awards program can be submitted until February 28, 2020. Eligible participants include towns, cities, college and university campuses, business districts, military installations, and recognized neighborhoods of large cities.

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