By: Alexandra Clarke, Walsh Jesuit High School Senior Experience Student
Keep Akron Beautiful is counting down the days to draw the winning raffle tickets on June 5, 2014 and we want to see your name on the winning ticket! This means you have six days left to buy your 2014 ticket!
Need a reminder of what’s at stake? A complete landscape transformation that will take place the week of August 4-8. The winner will have until the end of June to meet with this year’s landscape designer and project managers, Craig Graf and Lisa Graf, of Graf Growers Garden Center & Landscape Design, to create their plan! Three other lucky entrants could win prizes like 4 yards of mulch or compost blown into landscaped beds by TerraScape, LTD, a birdbath donated by Suncrest Gardens and a basket of gardening supplies, courtesy of Graf Growers.The winning ticket will be drawn on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Alexander Park on West Market Street.
By participating in the Dreamscape Raffle, you’re not only giving your backyard a chance for beautification, you’re giving all of Akron a beautification opportunity too! The Dreamscape Raffle funds Keep Akron Beautiful’s Flowerscapes on 34 public sites citywide!
Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Tickets can be purchased online or via a mail-in order form downloaded from www.keepakronbeautiful.org, at the agency office located at 850 East Market Street, Akron, or the following locations: Dayton Nurseries, Inc., Donzells Flower & Garden Center, Inc. Graf Growers Garden Center, Paul’s Greenhouse, and Suncrest Gardens.
Along with the vendors listed above, the 2014 Dreamscape Raffle also has the following Vendor Partners offering goods and services for the landscape makeover: Advanced Arboriculture, Belgard® Sales, Cascade Lighting, Circle K, Earth Fare Fairlawn, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates, Inc., Main Street Gourmet, Naragon Irrigation, Nick’s Landscaping of Ohio, LLC, Pam’s Perennial Plant Farm, Paul’s Greenhouse, R.B. Stout, Inc., R.G. Thomas Landscape and Design, Inc., Gates Landscaping Co., KB BioEnergy, Inc., Star Printing Co. Inc., Tim’s Custom Electric, Tucker Supply, Wilson Plumbing & Heating, Inc. and YES Press Printing Co.
Make sure you buy your ticket today so your name can be on the winning ticket!