An important date, a personal message, or the name of a loved one can now accompany park benches placed in scenic locations across the municipality. This program provides visitors with a tranquil place for reflection, and pays homage to memories and moments in time, while beautifying the MD's rural landscape.
Each commemorative bench is accompanied by a bronze plaque with a personal message. It can mark the memory of a friend or family member, celebrate a birthday or anniversary, or observe any other type of significant event. The program is open to individuals and groups alike.
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Bench Dedication Program Fees
The Bench Dedication Program is intended to be operated on a full cost recovery basis. A donation fee of $4,000 per dedication bench and plaque is required to cover the purchase, installation, long-term maintenance and administrative costs of approved benches in perpetuity. Maintenance funding is placed into a perpetual care reserve account for supporting the program.
Please note that program fees are reviewed annually by Council and are subject to change.