Toronto Beautification Committee geranium sale benefits community

The city gazebo at the First Presbyterian Church in Toronto is one of many sites members of the Toronto Beautification Committee take care of throughout the year. The committee is selling geraniums to raise money to continue with its projects. — Contributed

TORONTO — The Toronto Beautification Committee is selling geraniums for those interested in purchasing flowers for their spring planting.

Doris Matyas, president of the committee, said orders will be taken through April 28.

The cost is $3 per geranium plant, and colors include white, red, dark pink and salmon.

Order forms can be found throughout the city at local businesses or by calling Komar at (740) 544-6439 or Doris Matyas at (740) 537-3064.

Those ordering by mail can submit a check along with their written order made out to: Toronto Beautification Committee, P.O. Box 102, Toronto, OH 43964.

Flowers can be picked up between 9 a.m. and noon on May 13 in front of the former Mama G’s building across from Valley Converting on south Fourth Street. There will be a $4 charge for home delivery.

Proceeds from the sale will help the committee continue to enhance various areas of the city, including Liberty Square, Newburg Landing, Sloan Station, the gazebo, the Veterans Pavilion and the north and south entrances, according to Komar.