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Auburn Beautification Commission & Downtown Auburn BID Upcoming Projects

Local organizations and individuals dedicated to making the City look better are gearing up for the summer season. According to the chairman of the Auburn Beautification Commission, this season will see some of the biggest projects yet, since their beginnings three years ago.

Commission chair Jim Kent told members at a City Council meeting about the Commission’s plans for this year, which include multiple public art projects and the rehabilitation of a small city park.

“I think we’ve made tremendous progress,” Kent said of the organization, which was founded as a city entity in 2007 before branching off as an independent not-for-profit.

The Commission sponsored a sculpture contest over the winter, and Kent said they received four proposals. The winning sculpture, created by Audrey Iwanicki, will be assembled during Founders Day, June 12th at the Exchange Street Mall, where it will remain for the public to view. (more…)

Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 @ 2:36 pm by Curt
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The Auburn Beautification Commission (ABC) is a dedicated to making the City of Auburn a more beautiful place to live. Originally an advisory group that formed in September of ’07, ABC is currently raising funds, planning, designing, and/or implementing nine beautification initiatives. The group recently became a not for profit 501-c-3 charitable corporation, allowing it to accept tax-deductible donations and membership fees. The commission can also apply for city grants.

For more information about the Auburn Beautification Commission, visit www.beautifulauburn.org, call 224-4586 or write to P.O. Box 1227, Auburn, NY 13021-1277.

In virtually every project, the ABC is partnering with one or more organizations, volunteers, and/or local merchants. (more…)

Posted: Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 @ 10:51 am by Curt
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