June 4, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
102 FLOWER BASKETS TO BE INSTALLED DOWNTOWN JUST IN TIME FOR FIFA GUESTS: JUNE 4
Downtown Winnipeg – With FIFA Women’s World Cup just around the corner, the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ will be installing 102 giant flower baskets along Portage Avenue, 41 medium flower baskets on other downtown streets, and 21 baskets around bases of trees – in addition to thousands of planted flowers in baskets and sidewalk planters on Main Street, Graham Street, Broadway, and other areas in the heart of our city – to welcome thousands of tourists to the City.
“These flower baskets help to make our downtown a vibrant and exciting place to be and reflect its dynamism and inviting quality. We want people to feel welcome here at the heart of our city!” said Stefano Grande, Executive Director of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ.
The Downtown BIZ recognizes the importance of creating unique spaces in our downtown that engages office workers, students and tourists; and image and cleanliness remains a top priority in doing so. The flower baskets aim to enhance the streetscape and breathe new life and interest in our city centre, providing a warm welcome for those visiting our downtown.
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