This Bench Dedication Program offers a special way for individuals and groups to memorialize an individual or an occasion. Consider a bench dedication to:
- Create a lasting legacy for a loved one.
- Honour great achievements.
- Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, special event, wedding or retirement.
This dedication offers a unique way to pay tribute, enhance parks and pathways and give back to the community.
Bench Dedication Contribution
The cost to dedicate a bench is $1,000 which includes the bench, installation, engraved plaque and ongoing maintenance of the bench. More than one person is welcome to donate to a bench. All contributions over $100 are eligible for a tax receipt.
Each bench carries a different story through the words engraved on a 3” x 5” plaque. Messages can be a maximum of 7 lines of text; each line comprising of 16 characters (including punctuation and spacing).
How Does the Program Work?
The RM of Macdonald is responsible for the installation and maintenance of the bench. An engraved plaque is attached to the bench’s backrest.
Benches can be placed in community parks and green spaces and along pathways. Donors will work with municipal staff to identify an appropriate location.
For more information contact the RM of Macdonald Public Works Department at (204)-736-2214 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.