San Mateo County Fair Awards 1st Place to SSF IPP

Improving Public Places Program Wins 1st Place

South San Francisco, CA June 14, 2013Two of IPP areas won 1st place awards for a total of $900 cash prizes
 
Congratulations to our Improving Public Places Program(IPP) for the 2 First Place Awards won at the San Mateo County Fair, winning $900!
The IPP consists of volunteers and city staff that take various areas of public property around town to beautify; Joann’s Triangle, Hillside Blvd @ Sister Cities, Arroyo @ Orange, Hillside at Grand, and other places around our city. This just in from our Parks & Rec Sharon Ranals:

‘If you have a chance please visit the Redwood Expo at the San Mateo County Fair. Improving Public Places is represented with two exhibits:
· Restoring our County’s Natural Landscape Display – *Orange Memorial Park Sculpture & Native Garden areas *Community Landscape Display – JoAnne’s Triangle area
Both of the exhibits received FIRST PLACE, for a total cash prize of $900!
Photos of the exhibits are attached. The San Mateo County Fair runs from June 8 to June 16. Thank you for your hard work and continued support of Improving Public Places!

If you would like more information on this program please contact Marie Patea at 829-3837 or visit the Corp Yard on N Canal.
6.2013 SM FAIR IPP poppies
6.2013 SM FAIR IPP photo
Photo: City of South San Francisco

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