USAG-HI, IPC celebrate Arbor Day with digs, Nov. 6

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young girls and members of the Girl Scouts join forces to plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day in the Porter Community on Schofield Barracks, last year. (Courtesy photo)

Young girls and members of the Girl Scouts join forces to plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day in the Porter Community on Schofield Barracks, last year. (Courtesy photo)

Island Palm Communities
News Release
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Tree plantings will take place across U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii’s Oahu installations on Friday, Nov. 6, in observance of Arbor Day.

Join garrison representatives, Island Palm Communities, the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, and members of the local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts for the signing of the Arbor Day Proclamation, a presentation of the Tree City USA certificate and, of course, the planting of trees.

Observances will take place at the following sites and locations:
•Helemano Community, Ahuna Playground, 3 p.m.
•1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom Community Center, Fort Shafter, 3:30 p.m.
•Aliamanu Community Center, 4 p.m.
•Wheeler Community Center, 4 p.m.
•Kaena Community Center, Schofield Barracks, 4:30 p.m.

Arbor Day is a nationally celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

It was estimated one million trees were planted on the first Arbor Day held in 1872.
In recognition of USAG-HI’s preservation efforts, all its Oahu installations have been designated a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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