CITY OF WOOD DALE: Wood Dale Commemorates Arbor Day with Tree Planting at Local School
City of Wood Dale issued the following announcement on April 27.
On Friday, April 27, the City of Wood Dale celebrated Arbor Day with its annual tree planting; placed this year, on the grounds of Westview Elementary School. Students, staff, and elected officials came together to commemorate the day in a short ceremony.
“The City strives to not only plant new trees, but foster existing trees throughout Wood Dale,” said Wood Dale Public Works Director Matthew York. “We hope that as you grow through the years, you’ll come back to see how this tree has grown as well.”
3rd and 4th Grade Green Team Members read a special poem written for the day’s event and presented a handmade artwork piece dedicated to the day that will be displayed in the school’s cafeteria. Students then joined City officials in planting the tree.
The City of Wood Dale strives to be environmentally conscious in all that it does. Wood Dale was designated a Tree City in 2005 and has been a proud recipient of the Growth Award for the past three years thanks to its commitment to providing and caring for trees within the community. The City will also host its annual recycling and shredding event, Green Fair on Saturday May 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Georgetown Square Shopping Center. For more information on this and other Wood Dale events, visit www.wooddale.com.
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Source: City of Wood Dale