About Us

planting trees
Planting Pride In Our Community!

Bay City in Bloom is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on supporting community improvement projects in Bay City, Michigan. 


While fostering civic pride, Bay City in Bloom:

  • Promotes and supports efforts to establish and maintain attractive streets, neighborhoods, business districts, parks, and urban spaces, through conservation, preservation, cleanup and the improvement of landscapes, gardens, and urban forest.
  • Assists to provide resources for civic-minded volunteers seeking aesthetic enhancement projects!

Bay City in Bloom Volunteer Community Leaders

  • Jerry Somalski – President
  • Shelley Patterson – Treasurer
  • Colleen Schmidt – Secretary
  • Tim Botzau
  • Merry Jo Brandimore
  • Don Carlyon
  • Sue Jones
  • Carol Lucas
  • Terry Moultane 
  • Cathy Schell
  • Cathy Washabaugh