Residents and Organizations Recognized by Harrison Tree Board
The City of Harrison Tree Board hosted an Arbor Day celebration April 27. Attendees were each given a red oak sapling to plant. During the event, local citizens were recognized for their efforts to increase the tree canopy in the City.
Brandon and Carrie Poynter received a certificate of appreciation for planting two trees in Don And Vera Evans park.
Adopt-A-Plant Owner Beth Harnist was recognized for donating 50 Autumn Blaze Maple saplings to the City.
Don Meyer, a representatives of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Karl Hart, a representative of Lifespring Community Christian Church were also given certificates of appreciation. Both churches planted numerous trees at their new locations on Carolina Trace.
City Offers More Recognition and a Reward with Social Media
Residents are encouraged to share photos of planting trees or other yard work as part of the City's Community Pride initiative. In September, one participant will be randomly selected for a $100 restaurant gift card. Photos are being shared on the City's Facebook page and can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.. Name, address and phone number must be provided to be eligible.
Pictured: Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer, Harrison Residents Carrie and Brandon Boynter, Harrison Tree Board Chairwoman Gail Chuck
Pictured: Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer, Adopt-A-Plant Greenhouse Owner Beth Harnist, Harrison Tree Board Chairwoman Gail Chuck
Pictured: Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer, St. John The Baptist Catholic Church Representative Don Meyer, Harrison Tree Board Chairwoman Gail Chuck
Pictured: Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer, Lifespring Community Christian Church Representative Karl Hart, Harrison Tree Board Chairwoman Gail Chuck
Pictured: Debby Mossburger and Debbie McCane packaged the trees for the Arbor Day celebration.