Bloom Community Beautification Contest

July 7, 2021

WFCU Credit Union Launches Bloom Community Beautification Contest in Windsor-Essex

Windsor, ON - WFCU Credit Union is pleased to present the Bloom Community Beautification Contest. As our community has faced another unprecedented year of Covid-19 challenges, the Bloom Community Beautification Contest looks to promote community pride and active participation in our community, further reinforcing that Windsor-Essex is indeed a place to be proud of.

This exciting beautification project will acknowledge both local gardeners and community businesses for the contributions they make in greening the Windsor-Essex region and inspiring others to do so as well. “WFCU is continuously striving to do more for our members and community,” stated Eddie Francis, President and CEO, WFCU Credit Union. “We make every effort to ensure the communities we serve are the best place to live and work, with opportunities like this demonstrating our commitment to that philosophy.”

The Bloom Community Beautification Contest presented by WFCU Credit Union runs from July 7th – 30th, 2021. Contest open to residents of Windsor-Essex. Interested applicants can enter online at Photo submissions will be judged based on a set of criteria, including the contribution to neighbourhood curb appeal, maintenance and horticultural practices and environmental sustainability. The St. Clair College Landscape and Horticulture Department will assist with the final judging.

Individuals can enter their own property or nominate someone else’s into any of the four categories. The categories include, Best Residential Property, Best Residential Planters and/or Balcony, Best Commercial Property and Best Residential Edible Garden. WFCU Credit Union is happy to present a $500 award for each category. Full contest details can be found at

The Bloom Community Beautification Contest is another signature event of our Inspire program. The WFCU Credit Union Inspire program aims to provide engaging, entertaining and educational opportunities for our community to come together. This event follows in the footsteps of our other Inspire events including the WFCU Credit Union Scripps Annual Spelling Bee, the WFCU Credit Union Trick or Trot and the WFCU Credit Union Virtual Stories with Santa.

To learn more about WFCU Credit Union and our Inspire program, please visit


For more information please contact:

Beth Ann Prince
Manager, Member Engagement & Community Investment
WFCU Credit Union

About WFCU Credit Union
WFCU Credit Union has been recognized as a leading, progressive financial institution
headquartered in Windsor and Essex County since 1940. Proudly serving Ontario residents, community organizations, small businesses, commercial entities and public institutions for over 80 years, WFCU Credit Union is the sixth largest credit union in Ontario, and twentieth largest credit union in Canada, operating nine retail locations and one digital entity, Omnia Direct. Through these service channels, in combination with online and mobile banking, telephone banking and ATM services, WFCU Credit Union has become the financial institution of choice for 58,022 members across Ontario including 53,879 personal members in 19,809 households, 2,846 businesses and 1,297 organizations. Currently, WFCU Credit Union has $6.15 billion in Managed Assets and Member Service Totals of $8.3 billion. WFCU Credit Union membership is open to anyone who lives and/or works in Ontario. For more information on WFCU Credit Union please visit

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