2018 News Archive

Posted on: January 4, 2018

Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees at Westside Elementary


January 4, 2018

CONTACT: Holly Walquist


MARIETTA - Give back to your community and get some good exercise by coming out and joining the Marietta Tree Keepers for our December Tree Planting (postponed from the earlier Winter Storm in December). We will be planting trees at Westside Elementary School in Marietta.  The address is: 344 Polk St., Marietta, Georgia 30064.  The date is Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 9:00am.

The Westside Elementary School link is https://www.marietta-city.org/Page/747

Please join us as we plant trees to reforest our community. Grab a friend or a family member and donate your Saturday morning to help Marietta Tree Keepers put more trees in the ground. Dress for the weather. Tools and gloves included. Donuts, hot chocolate and hot coffee provided. In case of bad weather or rain please call 770-424-4664 for weather updates.  Large groups please contact us with your number of volunteers that will be in attendance.

Members of the Marietta Tree Keepers have been promoting the value of trees to the community since it was founded in 2002.  MTK has over 100 members and has planted over 5,500 trees around the city.  The 501(C)3 non-profit organization works closely with the City of Marietta to plant trees along public right-of-ways, parks and schools. Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers.  For more information, please call 770.424.4664.

What:              January Tree Planting Event – rescheduled from December

When:             Saturday, January 13, 2018 

                        9:00am Sign-in and refreshments

                        9:30am – 11:30am Volunteers Planting

Where:            Westside Elementary School

                        344 Polk St., Marietta, Georgia 30064

For Whom:      Open to the Public, all ages

Cost:               Free

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