Last week Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney and the Bracebridge Horticulture Society gathered in Millennium Garden to plant a red baron crabapple tree to celebrate the group’s 90th anniversary.
“Congratulations to the Bracebridge Horticulture Society on 90 years of service,” said Rick Maloney, Deputy Mayor, Town of Bracebridge. The passion this team of volunteers has for beautifying Bracebridge and engaging with the community to do the same is wonderful. Thank you for being a valued community partner.”
Founded in May 1932, the Bracebridge Horticultural Society has played a vital role in maintaining the beauty of Bracebridge and encouraging others to do the same. A team of dedicated volunteers, they are passionate about celebrating the beauty of the town and regularly engage with the community through various outreach initiatives including:
- Participating in community parades;
- Encouraging residents to plant front yard gardens through contests;
- Planting, 3,560 tulips on Wharf Hill;
- Purchasing books for the library to promote learning;
- Establishing the Millennium Garden and so much more.
“Thank you to the Town of Bracebridge for your continued support,” said Nancy Thompson, President, Bracebridge Horticultural Society. “The Bracebridge Horticultural Society has proudly helped keep Bracebridge blooming and beautiful for the past 90 and that is thanks to our amazing team of volunteers who are passionate about what they do. We look forward to continuing to work with the community to educate, engage and support them in gardening for years to come.”
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