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Arbor Day Celebration

CANCELLED

Friday, April 24, 2020
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Legacy Park
660 N Ridge Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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The first Arbor Day took place on April 10, 1872 it was the brainchild of Julius Sterling Morton, a Nebraska journalist and politician. Throughout his long and productive career, Morton worked to improve agricultural techniques, but his most important legacy is Arbor Day.
 
 

‚Äč9:30am - Refreshments – 10:00am - Program

Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries
Ben Rea, Director of Parks and Planning, Arlington Heights Park District
 
Special Performance
Christian Liberty Students
 
Remarks and Proclamation
Maryfran H. Leno, President
Board of Commissioners
Arlington Heights Park District
Thomas Hayes, Mayor
Village of Arlington Heights
 
Presentation of Tree City USA Plaque
Dru Sabatello, Village Forester
Village of Arlington Heights
 
Presentation of Arbor Day Gift
Benjamin Rea, Director of Parks and Planning
Arlington Heights Park District
 
Announcement of Arlington Arbor Day Artists, Tree Drawing Contest Winner
Benjamin Rea, Director of Parks & Planning
Arlington Heights Park District
 
Special Announcement!  New donation campaign.
 

Tree Planting Ceremony