(The following is a press release from Keep Akron Beautiful.)
Keep Akron Beautiful is ready to draw some winning raffle tickets on June 5, 2014 and we want to see your name on the winning ticket! The season of selling is coming to a close, but you still have time to purchase your tickets.
Need a reminder of what’s at stake?
The 11th annual Dreamscape Raffle sponsored by SummaCare kicked off on March 3. Summit County residents have the opportunity to purchase a raffle ticket until the first week of June. The winning ticket will be drawn on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Alexander Park on West Market Street. The winner will have until the end of June to meet with this year’s landscape designer and project managers, Craig Graf and Lisa Graf, of Graf Growers Garden Center & Landscape Design, to create their plan for the landscape transformation the week of August 4-8, 2014. Three other lucky entrants could win prizes like 4 yards of mulch or compost blown into landscaped beds by TerraScape, LTD, a birdbath donated by Suncrest Gardens and a basket of gardening supplies, courtesy of Graf Growers.
By participating in the Dreamscape Raffle, you’re not only giving your backyard a chance for beautification, you’re giving all of Akron a beautification opportunity too! The Dreamscape Raffle funds Keep Akron Beautiful’s Flowerscapes on 34 public sites citywide!
Raffle tickets are $25 each or five for $100. Tickets can be purchased via a mail-in order form downloaded from www.keepakronbeautiful.org, at the agency office located at 850 East Market Street, Akron, or the following locations: Dayton Nurseries, Inc., Donzells Flower & Garden Center, Inc. Graf Growers Garden Center, Paul’s Greenhouse, and Suncrest Gardens.Along with the vendors listed above, the 2014 Dreamscape Raffle also has the following Vendor Partners offering goods and services for the landscape makeover: Advanced Arboriculture, Belgard® Sales, Cascade Lighting, Circle K, Earth Fare Fairlawn, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates, Inc., Main Street Gourmet, Naragon Irrigation, Nick’s Landscaping of Ohio, LLC, Pam’s Perennial Plant Farm, Paul’s Greenhouse, R.B. Stout, Inc., R.G. Thomas Landscape and Design, Inc., Gates Landscaping Co., KB BioEnergy, Inc., Star Printing Co. Inc., Tim’s Custom Electric, Tucker Supply, Wilson Plumbing & Heating, Inc. and YES Press Printing Co.
The Dreamscape Raffle was developed by Keep Akron Beautiful as a fundraiser 11 years ago to support its public land beautification programs, including Flowerscape. All sales of the 1,500 tickets will be used to fund the Keep Akron Beautiful Flowerscape program which designs, plants and maintains 34 Flowerscape sites annually. For additional information on the Dreamscape Raffle 2014 and a copy of the complete raffle Rules and Regulations, please visit www.keepakronbeautiful.org, or contact Keep Akron Beautiful at 330-375-2116.