Ron Kolbus Memorial Tulip

2002 – The purchase of Ron’s Tulip was organized by community leader Wendo Blondeau who formed a group called the “Friend’s of Ron”, together they bought this tulip in honour of former city councillor and friend Ron Kolbus who had passed away.

This tulip depicts the Britannia Beach area at the turn of the century and the current view of Andrew Haydon Park. This 5ft tulip called “Ron’s Tulip” was a gift from the “Friend’s of Ron” and is on permanent display in the Ron Kolbus Centre, Lakeside Gardens located at Britannia Beach in the building that was renamed in his honour.