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Date: May 30, 2020

Location: Kerry Vickar Centre, Wet Craft Room, 206 Bemister Ave East, Melfort, SK

Cost: $20.00

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2020

*Due to concerns related to the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 this event has been CANCELLED*

About the Program

  • Overview - What is Communities in Bloom? A look at Tidiness, Heritage Conservation, Landscaped Areas, Environmental Action, Urban Forestry and Floral Displays.

  •  Benefits of Participating.

  •  What’s new in 2020 and Getting Started!

Community Networking Opportunity

  •  Are there park/ground issues in your community?

  •  What are the solutions and how can we work together to solve our problems?

  •  Community project ideas and how to implement them

Meet the Communities in Bloom Judges

  •  Learn the benefits from the Judges’ perspective

  •  Understand the Evaluation Grid and how the judging process is positive and beneficial

Planter Design and Floral Ideas

  • Are you looking for ideas that will make your planters stunning! This is a great opportunity to learn more about floral design and specifically how it can be applied to planters

 We’ll be hosting some great guest speakers to inspire us:

- Assiniboia Workshop – Jo Ann Girardin of Assiniboia Communities in Bloom
- Melfort Workshop – Angie Bragg of Wright’s Greenhouse

Volunteer Engagement

  • Discuss the changing world of community volunteering.

  • Learn about strategies for engaging and retaining volunteers.

  • Get practical examples of how other communities and CiB participants are working with volunteers.

Workshop Times In all locations, the workshops will be scheduled as follows:
Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Workshop: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided at noon.

To Register

Login to our website and register online, or download the Registration Form (PDF) and return it by email to aexelby@spra.sk.ca or by mail to:

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Attn: Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces
#100 - 1445 Park Street,
Regina, SK S4N 4C5

For more information, contact Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces, by phone at (306) 780-9262 or by email at aexelby@spra.sk.ca.