It was a record year for Richmond’s street banner contest, which saw more than 650 designs submitted to the city and over 4,000 votes cast by the public to choose the winners.
Ten local artists were chosen to have their banner designs displayed along major streets throughout Richmond from the beginning of March to early 2022. The street banner contest was colourfully wrapped up at Monday’s city council meeting with the winners recognized during a virtual meeting.
“We’re fortunate to have such talented and community-oriented residents in Richmond,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie, in a statement.
“In a year where engagement and gatherings have been difficult, we’re proud to have had the opportunity to safely involve the community in beautifying our city.” …