This past summer, Whitecourt participated in the Communities in Bloom – National Edition, and the town scored favourable results.
At Monday’s town council meeting, Councillors heard that Whitecourt received a score of 82.38 percent, for an overall rating of 5 out of 5 possible blooms.
Mayor Maryann Chichak on the significance for the town.
The town was evaluated in five categories, including tidiness, environmental action, heritage conservation, urban forestry, landscape, and floral displays.
The report also had special recognition for the town’s efforts on Rotary Park.