You have until July 15 to enter the Barriere Blooms Spring Planting Contest

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The District of Barriere would like to remind the community that the upcoming registration deadline to participate in the fun and exciting 2019 Barriere Blooms project is fast approaching – July 15.

In order to encourage community residents and businesses to plant flowers and brighten up the town organizers have selected the following contest categories:

• Best Business – Businesses are encouraged to plant flowers outside their business. Winning entry will receive a Barriere Blooms Award Certificate and bragging rights.

• Best Resident Flowering Container – Participating residents will plant flowers in unusual or decorative containers outside their residences. The District will come and take a picture of your display for the public to vote on for their favorite at the Volunteer Barbecue in August. The winning entry will receive $200 cash prize and bragging rights.

• Best Council Member Planter – Members of District of Barriere Council will plant flowers in the cedar planters located in Fadear Park. The winning entry will receive an Award Certificate and bragging rights.

Organizers of the contest are encouraging residents and businesses to use the colours pink, purple and white to “help our town to look bright and inviting for residents and visitors alike”.

Entry forms can be picked up at the District of Barriere office or printed from the District’s website at www.barriere.ca. Completed forms may be dropped off to the District Office in person at: The Ridge, 4936 Barriere Town Road, either to the office or in the drop box, or emailed to inquiry@barriere.ca. All entry forms must be received by the District of Barriere no later than July 15, 2019

Public voting for all three categories will then take place, and the resulting winners will be announced at the Volunteer Barbecue in August.

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