Make a Pledge to Participate

Growing Vibrant Communities™ is a continuing community enhancement program from America in Bloom® that encourages volunteer community leadership in coordination with municipal efforts in an ongoing commitment to community vitality, beauty, environmental stewardship, and the celebration of heritage.

Generous business and organization pledges provided the initial annual registration fee of $299 PLUS!! Flowers for public planters for 2020.
 
Continued financial support, event sponsorship and volunteer participation keeps plants, seeds, tools, demonstrations, handouts, and gardening and landscaping lessons free of charge and open to the public.
 
When you click 'Donate Now' you send cash to provide event rentals, speaker fees, etc.  
To make plants, tools and equipment available to our group, simply SHOP NOW and make a gift purchase right now!
COMMUNITY Assessed Growth

Growing Vibrant Communities is a continuing community enhancement self-assessment program that encourages volunteer community leadership in coordination with municipal efforts in an ongoing commitment to community vitality, beauty, environmental stewardship, and the celebration of heritage.

HOW IT WORKS:

YOU COMMIT to participating either in your own yard or with a neigbor or village business. Through volunteer leadership and community engagement, we #GrowGrandRidge together.

 

YOU EVALUATE enhancement goals across seven levels of self-assessment: community vitality, flowers, landscaped areas, urban forestry, environmental efforts, celebrating heritage, and overall impression.

 

WE GROW! 

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Once a month, participants gather to assess goals, plan projects and share lessons learned as our group meets with our very own dedicated mentor from America in Bloom.

 

Regular crop swaps, volunteer opportunities and community workshops are just some of the benefits of signing a pledge to participate in our Village wide effort to Grow a Vibrant Community!

Are you interested in mentoring beginning gardeners? Seasoned green thumbs, please advise! Bring your project ideas and past season garden and landscape photos to initial meeting MARCH 12th

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