(C. Proxmire, The Ferndale One~Fifteen News, Aug. 2, 2012)
Every month through the summer, The Ferndale Beautification Commission presents awards to residents and businesses that make improvements to their properties. The awards encourage creativity and pride in the community.
The commercial winner was Next Step Studio at 530 Hilton.
The residential winners were 169 W. Maplehurst and 537 E. Maplehurst. A Coneflower Award was given to 1454 W. Troy.
There was also a rental property award given to 565 W. Breckenridge.
Award Winners are based on nominations from neighbors. To have a house or business considered, pick up a form at the Library, City Hall or the Kulick Center or call the Department of Public Works at 248-546-2519. You can also visit the Forms and Permits section of the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Resources/FormsandPermits.htm#BeautificationAward.
To read about some of the previous winners, check out: