Macon, Georgia (May 29, 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 Waller Family of a Roy Avenue address were chosen as the Lynmore Estates (LE) May 2015 Yard of the Month winner. The Waller family moved to the neighborhood in May of 2011. She is ecstatic to receive the Yard of the Month award on the anniversary of her 6th year in the neighborhood. Following the award presentation, she headed immediately to Minton Lawn and Garden to purchase flowers with her $25 gift certificate. According to LE Yard of the Month Committee Member, Janie Grayer, “…It was very neat in appearance and had commendable curb appeal. The lawn and paved drive was very neat and inviting.” 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 and revitalizing neighborhoods. Since its inception in 1986, Macon Area Habitat for Humanity has served one hundred and ten 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); Carrie Redmond (Lynmore Estates Neighborhood Watch Association President); April 2015 winners, the Waller Family; and Sundra Woodford (Macon Area Habitat for Humanity).