Get Your Winning Dreamscape Ticket TODAY! Ticket Sales End June 4th!

By Jacqui Flaherty, Program Manager

Have you purchased your Dreamscape ticket yet? There are just 7 days left to purchase a ticket and make sure it is in the raffle drum on Thursday June 6th at Alexander Park. By participating in the Dreamscape Raffle, you’re not only giving yourself a chance for beautification, you’re giving all of Akron an opportunity too.

For ten years, the Dreamscape Raffle has funded Keep Akron Beautiful’s Flowerscape Program. There were 36,000 flowers planted throughout the 39 Flowerscapes in 2012, helping to beautify Akron’s landscape!

The Flowerscape at Mud Run.

This year’s lead landscape designer is Nick Roth, of Nick’s Landscaping of Ohio, LLC. Nick’s Landscaping has been a long-term vendor partner. Dave Thomas of R.G. Thomas Landscape & Design, Inc. did a fantastic job last year as lead landscape designer, transforming the backyard of David Canfield, a Copley resident. Nick has some big shoes to fill but we’re excited to see what he can do!

Joining Nick’s Landscaping in this collaborative effort,  offering goods and services for the landscape makeover areAdvanced Arboriculture, Belgard® SalesCascade Lighting, Inc.Circle K, Dayton NurseriesDonzell’s Greenhouse & Garden CenterHitchcock Fleming & Associates, Inc., Main Street Gourmet, Naragon IrrigationPam’s Perennial Plant Farm, Paul’s Greenhouse, R.B. Stout, Inc.R.G. Thomas Landscape and Design, Inc.Gates Landscaping Co.Graf Growers Garden CenterKB Compost Services, Inc.Star Printing Co. Inc.Suncrest GardensTim’s Custom Electric,  Terrascape LTD., W.L. Tucker Supply Co.,Vision Graphics & PrintingWilson Plumbing & Heating, Inc. and YES Press Printing Co.

You can join our team and help us beautify Akron! Purchase your Dreamscape Raffle ticket today! In addition to online, tickets can be purchased at the KAB office located at 850 East Market Street, Akron, or the following locations, until Monday June 3rd: Dayton Nurseries, Inc., Donzell’s Flower & Garden Center, Inc. Graf Growers Garden Center, Paul’s Greenhouse, Suncrest Gardens.

Remember, our grand prize winner from 2012 purchased his ticket online. Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100.

The “after” photo of 2012 winner, David Canfield’s backyard makeover.

Owners of Summit County businesses or residences can enter to win a professionally designed front or back yard makeover valued at $10,000.

The winner will have until the end of June to meet with Nick Roth of Nick’s Landscaping, to create their plan for the landscape transformation the week of August 5-9, 2013. The grand prize winner may choose tomake over the front or back yard of their property

In addition to the grand prize ticket, there are three runner-up prizes. Runner-up prizes include 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.

Flowerscape site at Alexander Park on West Market Street.

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