Macon, Georgia (April 27, 2015)---Lynmore Estates Neighborhood Watch Association in partnership with the Macon Area Habitat for Humanity (MAHFH) selects a LYNMORE ESTATES YARD OF THE MONTH among residents of its 10 street neighborhood. Nominations are received from neighborhood residents with judging conducted monthly by representatives of the Keep Macon Bibb Beautiful Commission, Four Seasons of Georgia Landscaping Co., Middle GA State College, Porter Field Garden Club and Asplundh Tree Service Company and retirees. The following criteria are used to determine the winner:
Curb or eye appeal;
Enhancement of the neighborhood;
Mature trees incorporated into the landscape; and
Use of plant material/garden art that creates a unified theme.
The Williams Family of a Carmen Place address were chosen as the Lynmore Estates (LE) April 2015 Yard of the Month winner. Joni and her family According to LE Yard of the Month Committee Member, Janie Grayer, “The lawn was neatly mowed, edged and adorned with an assortment of pretty flowers that were planted in scale with surroundings that were very appealing.” Winners of the LE Yard of the Month receive a “Yard of the Month” sign for display in the winning yard; recognition of the yard on the Macon Area Habitat for Humanity and Lynmore Estates websites; framed Certificate of Award presented by the Lynmore Estates Yard of the Month Committee; and a $25 gift certificate to Minton’s Lawn and Garden Center.
Macon Area Habitat for Humanity, an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, is ecumenical Christian housing ministry devoted to ending substandard housing. Since its inception in 1986, Macon Area Habitat for Humanity has served ninety-eight families in the Macon area through invaluable partnerships with area churches, corporations, groups, and individuals.
Pictured during the presentation were, (left to right) Janie M. Grayer (Lynmore Estates Yard of the Month Committee Member); April 2015 winners, Joni Williams, Jimmy Reese, and baby Brantley; Sundra Woodford (Macon Area Habitat for Humanity); Carrie Redmond (Lynmore Estates Neighborhood Watch Association President); and Reeves Minton (Minton Lawn and Garden Center).