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2016 Beautification Awards winners announced

Hunington Chase was one neighborhood to win a 2016 Beautification Award, presented by Madison Beautification & Tree Board. CONTRIBUTED
Hunington Chase was one neighborhood to win a 2016 Beautification Award, presented by Madison Beautification & Tree Board. CONTRIBUTED

MADISON – At its annual awards luncheon, Madison Beautification & Tree Board presented 76 winners of 2016 Madison Beautification Awards.

Amber Braman, beautification board vice president, led the ceremony on June 23 at Best Western Plus. “What you may not know is that Madison Beautification and Tree Board is one of the hardest working volunteer boards for the City of Madison,” Braman said.

“I can’t count the hours that our team has worked together to distinguish the City of Madison as an inviting place to live, work and raise children,” Braman said. “Our Beautification Awards is one of our bigger projects that we undertake annually.”

Other board officers are president Karen Lawler, vice president/tree board Marsha Harris, treasurer Julie Ray, secretary Karen Forsyth, Liz Smith, Meredith Kilby, Beth Agee, Hollye Raines, Franklin Wetzel and Gerald Clark, liaison to Madison City Council.

The winners follow:

* Neighborhoods – Abbington Downs, Belmont Place, Bradford Farms, Breckenridge, Bridgefield, Brownsferry Crossing, Cambridge, Cedar Springs Station, Chapel Hill, Clift’s Cove, Crown Pointe, Edgewater, Foxfield, Gate House Manor, Greenbriar Woods, Heritage Plantation, Heritage Provence, Highland Lakes, Hillchase, Hunington Chase, Millstone, Oxford, Park Meadow, Shamrock, Stratford Square, The Reserve at Bridgefield, Walden, Waterford, Wellington, West Highlands, Windstone

* Apartment communities – Abby Glen, Colonial Grand at Madison, Hawthorne at the Ridge, Somerset, The Villas, Waverly Place, Windscape, Woodland Hills

* Businesses – Arbor Crossings, Arlington Dentistry, Best Western Plus, Burger King on Madison Boulevard, Chik-fil-A, Cook’s Pest Control, Cornerstone Pediatrics, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Indian Creek Nursery, LifeSouth, Madison Eye Care Center, Madison Hospital and its Healing Garden, Meadow Green Centre, STI Electronics, Sullins Eye Care, Catbird Seat, Village Shops of Madison, Woodland Homes

* Churches – Madison Church of Christ

* City properties – Dublin Park, Madison City Gateway, Fire Station 2 and 3.

* Restaurants – Cracker Barrel, EDO Japanese Restaurant

* Schools – Bob Jones High, Discovery Middle, Horizon Elementary, Liberty Middle, West Madison Elementary

Membership is open for the beautification board. For information, email keepmadisonbeautiful@gmail.com or visit keepmadisonbeautiful.org or Facebook/Madison Beautification and Tree Board.

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