About Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom

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Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom is a Cana­dian non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion com­mit­ted to fos­ter­ing civic pride, en­vi­ron­men­tal re­spon­si­bil­ity and beau­ti­fi­ca­tion through com­mu­nity in­volve­ment and the chal­lenge of a na­tional pro­gram, with fo­cus on the en­hance­ment of green spa­ces. The pride, sense of com­mu­nity and feel­ing of ac­com­plish­ment gen­er­ated through par­tic­i­pa­tion are vis­i­ble in com­mu­ni­ties across Canada. For more in­for­ma­tion about Com­mu­ni­ties in Bloom, vis­itwww.com­mu­ni­tiesin­bloom.ca Com­mu­ni­ties are eval­u­ated us­ing a “bloom” rat­ing de­ter­mined by the to­tal score of the eval­u­a­tion:

• 0 to 55 % = 1 Bloom

• 56 to 63 % = 2 Blooms

• 64 to 72 % = 3Blooms

• 73 to 81 % = 4 Blooms

• 82 % and over = 5 Blooms

There are four lev­els of 5 Blooms ex­clu­sive to the Na­tional and In­ter­na­tional Edi­tion:

• 5 Blooms: 82 to 83.9%

• Bronze: 84 to 86.9%

• Sil­ver: 87 to 89.9%

• Gold: 90% and over

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