By: Lauren Brady – Communications Intern
It seems hard to believe that we are two days away from officially entering the season of fall! Time to break out our jackets, pour some hot cider and enjoy the beautiful changing leaves all around Northeast Ohio. But, as cooler weather approaches and we say, “See ya later,” to the warm summer days, we must also say goodbye to our lovely Flowerscape sites throughout the City of Akron.
Our Flowerscape crews have worked hard all spring and summer to keep up with the lovely flowerbeds, and Flowerscape Director, Polly S. Kaczmarek, is already busy making landscape plans and nursery orders for the 2016 Flowerscape season! As we get further into the season of fall, our crews will begin “winterizing” the beds throughout the city to keep them safe for preparation next spring. We couldn’t be more grateful for all of their hard work and commitment to keeping Akron beautiful!
Along with our hard-working crews, we are also grateful for our Flowerscape sponsors who continue to keep this wonderful program alive throughout the city! Akron Beacon Journal, Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron Community Foundation, The Henry V. & Frances W. Christenson Foundation, Karcher Group, Medical Mutual and The Charles E. and Mable M. Ritchie Memorial Foundation all contribute a generous amount of support to Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) to help maintain the Flowerscape program and other beautification projects around the city. Thank you for your continuous support of KAB, sponsors! If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor for Flowerscape, find additional information on our website.
In addition to all of our sponsored Flowerscapes, we also recently dedicated a location to former KAB CEO, Paula Davis, to honor her for the impact she made not only here at KAB, but around the entire Akron community. Read more about Paula’s Flowerscape location on one of our previous blog posts.
While you’re driving around town these next couple weeks, make sure to stop by any of our Flowerscape locations to enjoy the last bit of summer! You can find all of our Flowerscape locations here! If you can’t find the time to make it out, though, you can always take a look at our Flowerscape album on Facebook!
Thank you, again, to our entire Flowerscape crew and sponsors! As we wrap up another successful year of the program we are already looking forward to another wonderful Flowerscape season in 2016!