America in Bloom receives award

America in Bloom has been named to the 2010 Associations Advance America Honor Roll, a national awards program sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership in Washington, D.C.

The prestigious awards program recognizes associations that propel America forward – with innovative projects in education, skills training, standards setting, business and social innovation, knowledge creation, citizenship, and community service. Although association activities have a powerful impact on everyday life, they often go unnoticed by the general public.

“America in Bloom’s program truly embodies the spirit of the Associations Advance America campaign. It is an honor and an inspiration to showcase this activity as an example of the many contributions associations are making to advance American society,” remarked Associations Advance America Committee Chair Ping Wei.

If folks in the industry would like to support AIB financially, now is the time to do it. Between now and the OFA Shortcourse, AIB is conducting one of their main fundraising events of the year — the AIB Raffle. Proceeds from the raffle and other fundraising events help America in Bloom fund numerous projects for communities and their citizens such as—webinars on plant varieties that perform well in the landscape, an annual educational symposium, and community awards.

Wouldn’t it feel good to put $5,000; $1,000, or even $500 in your pocket? If you purchase an AIB raffle ticket you just might be one of the lucky cash prize winners! The 2009 raffle generated over $30,000 in funding for America in Bloom. Buy your raffle tickets online using their secure form today!

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