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GLOUCESTER CITY- The Gloucester City Tree and Beautification Committee will be commemorating a 30 year old declaration of Arbor Day 1979 by planning a shortceremony on Saturday, May 9th at 12 noon. A copy of a photo that was in the Gloucester City News that month in 1979 is discussed in this week’s paper.
During the ceremony on Saturday, May 9th, the Tree and Beautification Committee will be presenting a TREE CITY USA Award Plaque, along with a flagand two street signs to Mayor and Council. Gloucester City Project Coordinator Eric Fetterolf recently attended the Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA Presentation and Award Ceremony in Tewkesbury, NJ. and will be handing over the plaque to Mayor
William James and Council.
The Tree and Beautification Committee recently purchased 300 seedlings and handed most of them out to the groups and organizations that participatedIn the semi-annual clean-up day in March and recently at the Cold SpringsSchool Health and Job Fair held Saturday.
Monthly meetings of the Tree and Beautification Committee are held the second Thursday of the month at 313 Monmouth Street at 6:30 PM.
The committee is looking for new members to serve in 2009 and 2010.
For further information on events and meetings, please look on
www.cityofgloucester.org. To volunteer or to donate items (trees, dirt, mulch, seeds,flowers, etc.) contact Eric Fetterolf, Project Coordinator at (856) 456-7105 email@example.com. or any Tree and Beautification Committee member.