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Jun 24, 2015 Return to Headlines

Take a Coquitlam Selfie!

by Kevin Henkelman |

COQUITLAM, BC, June 24, 2015 – While visiting a City park, attending a community event, or hanging out at one of your favourite spots in Coquitlam, take a moment to show it off by taking a selfie.

Through to July 26, Coquitlam residents can upload a maximum of six pictures to social media and include the location and #cqselfie for a chance to win a weekly prize of a $50 Canadian Tire Gift Card.

The contest is open to Coquitlam residents and participants may enter the contest in the following ways:

  • Twitter – tweeting a photo using the hashtag #cqselfie
  • Instagram – posting a photo using the hashtag #cqselfie
  • Facebook – direct message a photo to facebook.com/cityofcoquitlam or post a public photo to your profile using the hashtag #cqselfie
  • Email – email a photo to parkspark@coquitlam.ca

Contest rules and details are available at coquitlam.ca/CiB.
Coquitlam has many places to explore but if residents need ideas, they can check out the City’s Travel & Experience Guide, Rendezvous Coquitlam which is available at City facilities and online at coquitlam.ca/explore.

About Coquitlam in Bloom
Presented as part of Coquitlam in Bloom, Coquitlam Selfies is in support of Coquitlam’s entry into the 2015 Communities in Bloom competition. Throughout the summer, the City’s Coquitlam in Bloom team will host a variety of fun and interactive events and invite the public to participate in adding summer colour and excitement to our parks. Find out more at coquitlam.ca/CiB

About Communities in Bloom
Communities in Bloom is a Canadian non-profit organization committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification of public spaces. It uses friendly competition between communities to bring together local businesses, service clubs, residents and civic government to focus on enhancing their community. Judges will visit Coquitlam over a two day period this summer to assess the community’s performance in four sectors:

  1. Municipal;
  2. Business and institutions;
  3. Residential; and
  4. Community involvement

More information about Communities in Bloom is available at communitiesinbloom.ca 


Media contact:
Kathleen Reinheimer
Parks Manager
P: 604-927-3533