Wednesday, May 6, 2015

24th Annual Residential Beautification Contest - July 3 2015 Deadline

24th Annual Residential Beautification Contest - July 3 2015 Deadline

Would you like to win $100? The Park Ridge Garden Club and the City of Park Ridge are sponsoring a Beautification Awards Contest. Five $100 prizes will be awarded to the winners by the Garden Club. Judging is done on the street view only. The contest is open to all Park Ridge residents who have not previously won.  Entry forms will be available at City Hall, the library and on our website, www.parkridgegardenclub.org.  Deadline for entering is July 3, 2015.  Beautify our town and try for the cash prizes.  More details on the entry form below:


24rd Annual Park Ridge Garden Club
RESIDENTIAL BEAUTIFICATION AWARDS


The City of Park Ridge and the Park Ridge Garden Club are co-sponsoring a Beautification Awards Program for all residents in the City of Park Ridge.  The Awards Program gives special recognition to those residents who have made their homes and landscaping the most attractive in our City. 

Five winners will each receive $100 from the Garden Club, lawn signs from the City, and gift certificates from the Chamber of Commerce valid at local businesses.  Previous winners are not eligible.

Judging is done on the street view portion of the property only by landscape design consultants from the Garden Clubs of Illinois.  The following standards for evaluating landscape design will be used:

  • Year-round overall appearance - paved areas, condition of buildings, perennial plant material.
  • Design - color, layout, originality, beauty, special feature.
  • Lawn condition - maintenance, quality of turf.
  • Trees, shrubs - condition of plant material, proportion and scale of plant material to structures.
  • Flowers and other plantings - variety, color, condition.

Application deadline is July 3, with photos being taken the week of July 13.

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OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM

 PARK RIDGE RESIDENTIAL BEAUTIFICATION AWARDS PROGRAM


I wish to enter my property in the 2015 Park Ridge Residential Beautification Awards Program.  I understand that the street side portion (view) of my property will be judged by a non-biased committee.  Further, I understand that my property will be photographed and used in the judging.  I also grant permission to have the photograph of my property published in the newspaper or publicly displayed if I am selected as a finalist.

Previous winners are not eligible to win in 2015.

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ENTRY DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JULY 3


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Mail or bring entry to:         CITY OF PARK RIDGE
                                    PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT   
                                    505 BUTLER PLACE

                                    PARK RIDGE, IL  60068-4182                                   

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