Hattiesburg Parks and Recreation Department celebrates Arbor Day | News
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM)- The
City of Hattiesburg's Parks and Recreation Department held their Annual Arbor
Day Celebration at Earl Travillion Attendance Center on Friday.
the past 20 years, on the second Friday of February, the City of Hattiesburg
celebrates Arbor Day in honor of the holiday.
year the City of Hattiesburg chooses a school and plants a tree on their
campus, and this year Earl Travillion Attendance Center was chosen as the 2013
Arbor Day school.
glad to get as much positive publicity as we can here at Earl Travillion
Attendance Center," said Principal Van Jones. "We want to continue the Arbor
Day legacy which started in 1872."
celebration included the Arbor Day Proclamation by Mayor DuPree, a presentation
of Arbor Day awards, and a tree planting by the Urban Forestry Crew with a
little help of the students.
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