For those who may have missed it, last summer the Public Works Department of Côte Saint-Luc put together a beautiful piece of green space between Beth Chabad and JPPS-Bialik at the corner of Kildare Road and Marc Chagall in District 2.
Beth Chabad had used the space, which is city-owned land, for wedding ceremonies for years but it was hardly attractive. That is when Public Works Director Beatrice Newman and her team stepped in. Working with Rabbi Mendel Raskin and caterer Ray Petrovic of Blossom by the Plaza, the area was beautified with a lovely pathway running through it.
As a thank you, Petrovic invited Director Newman, her senior management team and the hard working blue collar employees for a classy barbeque lunch. Mayor Mitchell Brownstein, myself and Councillors Sidney Benizri, Mitchell Kujavsky and Ruth Kovac were pleased to attend.
Thanks to Ray Petrovic, Dalia Bosis, Eva Ohayon and others who made this all possible.
Discussions have already begun about choosing a name for this space.