Petunias perk up downtown Charlevoix
Fri, 24 May 2013 00:29:18 GMT —
undreds of volunteers planted thousands of flowers along
US-31 in Charlevoix just in time for summer.
the whole c
comes together for
pink, red, and purple petunias were placed along five miles of highway going right through the city.
ithin an hour
nearly 800 volunteers finished planting all of the flowers
h it just adds so much character
and charm to the community it really does
," Charlevoix Resident Karen Moon explained.
henever we travel
we say were from
Charlevoix and they say oh that's the petunia town and we say yup that's it."
Petunia is funded strictly through private donations.
To make this project a reality,
from Keep Charlevoix Beautiful collect $30,000 each year.