Bay Roberts, NL and the Sawmill Tea & Coffee in Boissevain-Morton, MB receive International Community Awards
Kirkland QC, November 20, 2018– The Town of Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador and the Sawmill Tea & Coffee in Boissevain-Morton, Manitoba receive international community awards at the 2018 INTERSTAS – ITF’CRO – KEA-CRO Awards in Solin, Croatia
The INTERSTAS (International Festival of Tourism), ITF’CRO (International tourfilm festival), KEA-CRO (Presentation of Croatian towns/places) and the Special Dr. Lucija Čikeš“ Award are presented annually by Fiscalis, an organization specialized in cultural and tourism marketing, with a tradition of over 45 years under the leadership of its founder, and today’s current CEO, Mr. Vojko Pleština. Fiscalis is proudly under the patronage of Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia.
Fiscalis is the partner organization in Croatia of Communities in Bloom since 2016.
In 2018, Communities in Bloom submitted the nomination of the Town of Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador for the Community Tourism Award and the Sawmill Tea & Coffee in Boissevain-Morton, Manitoba Dr. Lucija Čikeš Award, in recognition of a community who assists people with special needs and challenges.
The Sawmill Tea & Coffee received the Dr. Lucija Čikeš ‘2018 Award for excellence in upbringing, rehabilitation, education, employment and providing support” The Sawmill Tea & Coffee is a Not- for profit community café that provides meaningful employment to individuals with special needs. The organization trains and employs mentally challenged adults in the café and provides support, housing, in group homes and individual placements for these same individuals. This allows them to be a prominent part of the community by providing a comfortable place to come and build community.
The Town of Bay Roberts received the Golden Interstas 2018 Award Community Tourism: Bay Roberts is coastal community in Newfoundland-Labrador who recognized that tourists want to do more than see their community, they want to experience it. Bay Roberts has wonderful parks, natural conservation areas and miles of stunning coastline. They also have a deep and interesting history, special food traditions and wonderful music.
The Awards were presented in Solin, Croatia on November 9th. Bob Ivison England (London, England), Communities in Bloom International Judge received the Awards on behalf of Bay Roberts and the Sawmill Tea and Coffee.
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Municipality of Boissevain-Morton
Mayor Judy Swanson
420 South Railway, PO Box 490
Boissevain, Manitoba R0K 0E0
Phone : 204-534-2433 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sawmill Tea and Coffee
Ms. Misheyla Iwasiuk, Executive Director
Prairie Partners Inc.
298 S Railway St, Boissevain, MB R0K 0E0
Phone :(204) 534-2956 Email: email@example.com
Town of Bay Roberts
Mr. Ron Delaney
321, Water street, Bay Roberts, Newfoundland – Labrador A0A 1G0
Tel: 709-786-7888 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Communities in Bloom
Mr. Raymond Carriere, Founding President
112 Terry Fox street, Kirkland, Quebec H9H 4M3
Tel: 514 912-6535 E-mail: email@example.com
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on the enhancement of green spaces. The pride, sense of community and feeling of accomplishment generated through participation are visible in communities across Canada. For more information, visit www.communitiesinbloom.ca.
Fiscalis is a Croatian organization specialized in cultural and tourism marketing, with a tradition of over 45 years under the leadership of its founder, and today’s current CEO, Mr. Vojko Pleština. Fiscalis is proudly under the patronage of Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia. Fiscalis is the partner organization in Croatia of Communities in Bloom since 2016. Each year, it selects a community to represent Croatia in the Communities in Bloom International Challenge. For more information, please visit www.fiscalis.hr