For the third year, the Hanna in Bloom Committee is going National with their efforts. Hanna participated in the National competition and was awarded 4 blooms in both 2015 and 2016, so the Committee decided to enter the national competition again in 2017. Judges will be evaluating Hanna on July 24th, 25th and 26th, 2017. This year, the judges are Lucy Chang and Louise Dumouchel.
Hanna in Bloom is a not for profit organization that works cooperatively with local businesses and municipal government to improve the Town through people, plants and pride. The committee meets an average of four times per year. Hanna has been registered with the Communities in Bloom program since 2005. In 2016 the community was awarded four blooms at the National level for their outstanding efforts.
The judges evaluation covers categories such as:
- Environmental action
- Heritage conservation
- Urban forestry
- Floral displays