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Public beautification presentation is Aug. 9 at Black Road Library

8/7/2017, 12:04 p.m.
On August 9, 2017, at 5:30 PM, America In Bloom (AIB) judges will visit the City of Joliet to give ...
Joliet Public Library Black Road Branch

On August 9, 2017, at 5:30 PM, America In Bloom (AIB) judges will visit the City of Joliet to give a 45-minute presentation to promote beautification through education and community involvement by encouraging the use of flowers, plants, trees, and other environmental and lifestyle enhancements. The presentation will take place at the Joliet Public Library – Black Road Branch, 3395 Black Road (815) 846-6500. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

America In Bloom is a national community-development program that fosters civic pride and economic development. AIB coaches towns on ways to become more livable and sustainable through a framework of grassroots efforts. The judges will spend a few days in Joliet evaluating 6 categories:

  • Overall Impression
  • Heritage Preservation
  • Environmental Efforts
  • Urban Forestry
  • Landscaped Areas
  • Floral Displays

The AIB judges’ feedback will help Joliet design its AIB campaign and ultimately compete for nationally prestigious AIB awards and grants. For further information you can visit their website at www.americainbloom.org or contact City Arborist Jim Teiber at (815) 724-4046.