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2013 Westlake in Bloom Winners Announced

Rae Ann Skilled Nursing sweeps category


The votes are in and tallied. The following are the winners of the 2013 Westlake in Bloom contest.

Winners were honored at a special reception at  La Centre Conference and Banquet Facility on Aug. 7.

Notables this year included Bay Landing Condominiums which earned first place in the Apartment or Condominium Complex category. All three of Rae Ann Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s submissions earned honors, placing first, second and third in the Nursing Home, Assisted/Independent Living category.

The following are the 2013 Westlake in Bloom winners.

 Apartment or Condominium Complex

  •             First Place:                          Bay Landing Condos             
  •             Second Place:                      Remington Apartments
  •             Third Place:                         Barrington Place Apartments
  •             Honorable Mention:               Lenox Greens
  •             Honorable Mention:               Compton Court – King James
  •             Honorable Mention:               Wyndgate Club
  •             Honorable Mention:               Sturbridge Square Apartments
  •             Honorable Mention:               Hunter’s Chase
  •             Honorable Mention:               Crossings Village


  •            First Place:                           Applied Home Healthcare/ Superflash                       
  •            Second Place:                       The Ironwood Cafe
  •             Second Place:                      Westlake United Methodist Church  
  •             Honorable Mention:               Church of the Redeemer
  •             Honorable Mention:               St. Ladislas Church

Evergreen Cemetery Fence Gardens

  •             Best Focal Point:                    The Eberling Family  
  •             Best Use of Color/Texture/Materials   In Memory of Stanley and Dixie Dean
  •             Most Creative:                      In Memory of Norma and Bill Jonas
  •             Greatest Visual Impact:          The Coe, Barry, Ward and Hall Families       


Garden with Pond or Water Feature

  •             First Place:                              1421 East Melrose Drive, Gary and Lynn Eckert
  •             First Place:                              1970 Dover Center Road, Ted and Dawn Spence
  •             Second Place:                          30849 Falkirk Drive, David and Pam Stepnick
  •             Third Place:                             30976 Pebble Beach Oval, Kris and Barbara Brown

Hilliard Boulevard Flower Box

  •             Best of the Boxes:                   Kingsville/Westlake Sister Cities
  •             Best Focal Point:                    The Witouski Family
  •             Best Use of Color/Texture/Materials:      Constructability, Inc.
  •             Most Creative:                                    No winner
  •             Greatest Visual Impact:           The Madden Family
  •             Honorable Mention:                 Westlake Garden Club
  •             Honorable Mention:                 The Kraus Family
  •             Honorable Mention:                 The Aylward Family             


  •             No Entries

Nursing Home, Assisted/Independent Living          

  •             First Place:                              Rae-Ann Suburban
  •             Second Place:                          The Belvedere of Westlake
  •             Third Place:                             Rae-Ann Westlake 

Patio Garden ~ Multi-family

  •             First Place:                 3063 Bay Landing Drive, Sharon Huelsman
  •             Second Place:             1496 Westford Circle #106, Mary Beth Cappell-Bovee
  •             Third Place:                1568 Cedarwood “A”, Marianne Petro
  •             Honorable Mention:      2917 North Bay Dr., M-12, Carol J. Kreiger
  •             Honorable Mention:      29872 Center Ridge Road, Joyce Ware
  •             Honorable Mention:      2454 Crimson Drive, Janet Eckert

Patio Garden ~ Single family

  •             Second Place:             1991 Clarendon Court, Dan and Salena Zanotti
  •             Third Place:                29129 King Arthur Court, Nazima Khan
  •             Third Place:                3341 Bradley Road, Holly Kaye Tomkalski

Rain Garden

  •                No winners

Shade Garden

  •            First Place:                 3045 Oakwood Lane, Laurie and Ken Krauss
  •            Second Place:             23356 Westwood Road, Cindy Mulligan
  •            Third Place:                30047 Persimmon Drive, Dr. Wolfgang and Ina Mueller

Vegetable Garden

  •             First Place:                 1999 Dover Center Road, Michael and Lynne Hannibal
  •             First Place:                 25375 Hilliard Blvd., Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Roth
  •             Second Place:             25442 Hall Drive, Evy and Greg Tidwell
  •             Third Place:                1683 Bradley Road, Inge, Mike and Mykey Moorman
  •             Honorable Mention:      2750 Canterbury Road, Judy Beveridge
  •             Honorable Mention:      2105 Bassett Road, Brian J. Anstead
  •             Honorable Mention:      27633 Bassett Road, Cadette Girl Scout Troop 71047
  •             Honorable Mention:      29501 Schwartz Road, Rebecca Spilak Salamon

 Window Boxes

  •            First Place:                   24989 Hall Drive, Rita Briggs
  •            Second Place:               2571 Glenmore Drive, Scott and Kathy Schmidt
  •            Third Place:                  1230 Queen Anne’s Gate, Todd and Brandy Dawson

Residential Landscaping ~ Small – Entire Yard

  •             First Place:                   30913 Walden Drive, #37, John and Gerry Palamar
  •             Second Place:               3757 Camden Court, Dave Clements/Jerry Devis
  •             Third Place:                  25749 Chaucer Drive, Al and Jean Sabo
  • Honorable Mention:                    23549 Concord Drive, Raymond and Gail Salco 

Residential Landscaping – Small – Front Yard Only

  •          First Place:                         1874 Settlers Reserve Way, The Bedell Family      
    Honorable Mention:                      31058 Durham Drive, Mary Kim Elkins

Residential Landscaping ~ Medium – Entire Yard

  •              First Place:                    1803 Donna Drive, George and Diane Woyansky
  •             Second Place:                  1820 Kathryn Drive, Roger and Ruth Williams
  •             Third Place:                     3640 Parson’s Pond, JoDee and Denny Dreher
  •             Honorable Mention:           30189 Adams Lane, Claudia Milano
  •             Honorable Mention:           1400 Prince Charles Avenue, The Presley Family
  •             Honorable Mention:           27347 Georgetown Drive, Vincent Marquard
  •             Honorable Mention:            29903 Center Ridge Road, Bob and Tracey Cox
  •             Honorable Mention:            1811 Coe’s Post Run, Susan Mulhern
  •             Honorable Mention:            2250 Elmwood Drive, Mary Kay and Marty Kelly


Residential Landscaping – Medium – Front Yard Only

  •             First Place:                         30952 Prestwick Crossing, Dorothy Beyer
  •             Second Place:                      2391 Carousel Court, Sandra Freedman
  •             Honorable Mention:               1725 Sperry’s Forge Trail, Dan and Colleen Leitch

Residential Landscaping – Medium – Rear Yard Only

  •             First Place:                          2219 Silveridge Trail, Sofia Souris
  •             Second Place:                      26945 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Lan Le and Binh V. To
  •             Third Place:                         2401 Chapparal South, Rod and Jeanne Hill
  •             Honorable Mention:               1880 Hunters Point Lane, Laurie and Keith Masters
  •             Honorable Mention:               2771 Southwood Drive, Kevin and Deb Dougherty
  •             Honorable Mention:               3685 Dover Center Road, Gail Salco
  •             Honorable Mention:               4462 Prestwick Crossing, Steve and Mari-beth Famiano

Residential Landscaping ~ Large – Entire Yard

  •             First Place:                           24502 Westwood Road, E. Donald and Janice Bain
  •             First Place:                           3566 Dover Center Road, Greg Kolarik/Thomas Coletto
  •             Second Place:                       2004 Dover Center Road, Al and Sally Strauss
  •             Honorable Mention:               2363 Columbia Road, Dale and Kathy Gyor

 Residential Landscaping – Large – Front Yard Only

  •             First Place:                          1903 Clague Road, Michael and Jeanette Boukzam  
  •             Second Place:                      3961 Bradley Road, Leslie Dus/Deborah Riggs
  •             Third Place:                         2318 Bassett Road, Hans and Mariya Bloom 

Residential Landscaping – Large – Rear Yard Only

  •          Second Place:                          1665 Bradley Road, Francine and Harry Hoover

Awards of Distinction

  •  2012 Award of Distinction for Community Involvement  -             Kiwanis Club of Westlake
  • 2012 Award of Distinction for Landscaped Areas -   Woods of Westlake  
  •  2012 Award of Distinction for Urban Forestry -   Hyland Software, Bldg. 
  • Lu Walter “Best in Bloom” Award :   Greg Kolarek, 3566 Dover Center Road



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