The Cotton Company Announces Wake Forest, N.C. Being Judged By America In Bloom Judges For National Honors In Community Involvement and Community Landscape Enhancements

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Wake Forest's Plant The Town efforts have resulted in Wake Forest being one of the most beautiful towns in the nation for it's habitat and social environment. National competition begins with Wake Forest being judged on June 10 and 11th, and national winners will be announced at AIB convention in Orlando, Fla.

America in Bloom promotes nationwide beautification through education and community involvement by encouraging the use of flowers, plants, trees, and other environmental and lifestyle enhancements.

Wake Forest, N.C. community has been entered into the "America In Bloom" 2013 competition by a collaboration involving the The Cotton Company, Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, Heritage Wake Forest, Town of Wake Forest, Wake Forest HerbFest, Wake Forest Garden Club and Franklin Academy charter schools.

The judges look for beautification through education and community involvement by encouraging the use of flowers, plants, trees and other environment and lifestyle enhancements. They will judge on the following six categories:

  • floral displays,
  • landscaped areas,
  • urban forestry,
  • environmental efforts,
  • heritage preservation and
  • overall impression.

The judges will be visiting Wake Forest on June 10th and 11th. They will be visiting the Town stopping at the Historic Downtown Arts & Entertainment district, the Wake Forest College Birthplace museum, Heritage Golf Course and Heritage communities, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, private homes,and the Wake Forest Greenways system.

The judges will ride The Cotton Company pedicab to the LEED certified Town Hall arriving at 9 a.m. on June 10th. There will be a photo session period with elected officials and community leaders prior to beginning the judging.

For more information:

Bob Johnson
Phone: 800-937-3993
Email: herbfest (at) gmail (dot) com

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