NEWS RELEASE

 

April 26, 2010

For Additional Information:

Robert Simison, Meridian Mayor’s Office

(208) 888-4433

 

Meridian Plans Arbor Day Celebration 2010

 

Meridian, ID – (April 26, 2010) – The City of Meridian Parks & Recreation Department, in conjunction with Discovery Elementary School, will celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting and ceremony on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Discovery Elementary School, located at 2100 E. Leigh Field Drive in Meridian.

 

The event will feature the reading of the Mayor’s proclamation by Meridian City Council, and the City will receive the Tree City USA designation and the Tree City Growth Award.

 

The City Arborist Elroy Huff and the Meridian Parks & Recreation Director Steve Siddoway will give some brief remarks, as will Discovery Elementary School Principal Mike Dudley.

 

The public is invited to attend this celebration.

 

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The City of Meridian is located at the center of the Treasure Valley in southwest Idaho, minutes from the State Capitol. Founded as a farming community in 1893 and incorporated as a city in 1903, Meridian is now one of Idaho’s largest and fastest growing communities. As the home to many young families, Meridian is a vibrant community whose mission is to be a premier city to live, work and raise a family. For more information about Meridian, visit www.meridiancity.org.