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Municipality to Host the 2020 National Communities in Bloom Symposium and Awards

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 2, 2016) – The National Communities in Bloom Organization has selected the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to host the 2020 National Communities in Bloom Symposium and Awards.

“We’re honoured to have been selected, and excited at the opportunity to host the National Communities in Bloom Symposium in 2020,” said Mayor Melissa Blake. “Wood Buffalo looks forward to hosting 500 guests from across the country to showcase the natural beauty that we enjoy here in our strong, resilient community.”

The National Symposium includes seminars on parks, greenspaces, environmental initiatives and community engagement.

The selection date in 2020 coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Municipality’s involvement with the Communities in Bloom program.

Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-for-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement.

For more information on Wood Buffalo Communities in Bloom, visit rmwb.ca/CIB.


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