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Mayor to Celebrate Arbor Day with Hilliard Crossing Elementary School

Posted April 21, 2017 in Mayor's Office by Anna Subler

Mayor Don Schonhardt will join Hilliard Crossing Elementary School Principal Kayla Pinnick and Mr. Travis Speakman’s kindergarten class in planting a tree as part of the City’s Arbor Day celebration.

Friday, April 28, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.

3340 Hilliard Rome Road, Hilliard, OH 43026

Arbor Day is an annual observance that celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and care. As a formal holiday, it was first observed in 1872, in Nebraska thanks to the efforts of J. Sterling Morton. Quoting Mr. Morton, “Other holidays repose upon the past, but Arbor Day propose for the future.” The City of Hilliard annually celebrates Arbor Day with local students on the last Friday in April.

This year the tree to be planted is a “Hardy Rubber Tree,” graciously donated by Mr. Jack Johnston of Premier Plant Solutions (formerly Willoway Nursery Distribution Center), 6981 Scioto Darby Road.