May 21, 2021 Arbor Day event at Central Park
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TO: Media and Public
FROM: Mayor Kathryn Thalman
DATE: May 17, 2021
Mayor Kathryn Thalman announces the annual Arbor Day celebration will be held this Friday, May 21, at 11:00 A. M. in Central Park. The park is located behind the J.B. Martin Recreation – Senior Center, off Fair Avenue in St. Clairsville. Mayor Thalman invites interested residents to join in this outdoor celebration of our City’s urban forest and management efforts.
Mayor Thalman will present a Proclamation in honor of Arbor Day. “I am excited that the City of St. Clairsville has maintained for twenty-one years its status as a Tree City USA, through a program sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation,” stated Mayor Thalman.
Father Thomas Chillog, St. Mary’s Church, will offer a blessing of the sapling which will be planted during the ceremony. Brief remarks will be offered by City officials and Lola Lewis, Regional Urban Forester, with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry Region 6. Ms. Lewis will present to the City the most recent Tree City USA awards.
If questions, please call the Office of the Director of Public Service / Safety on 740-695-0156.