January 10, 2019
CONTACT: Holly Walquist
What: January Scavenger Hunt - Tree Planting Event
When: Saturday, January 12, 2019
9:00am Sign-in and refreshments
9:30am – 11:30am Volunteers Planting
Where: City of Marietta Maintenance Building (near Lewis Park), 434 Sessions Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060
For Whom: Open to the Public, all ages
Briefly: Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant trees in Marietta meeting at the City of Marietta Maintenance Building (near Lewis Park) on Saturday, January 12 at 9:00am. This planting will be a scavenger hunt where the volunteers will be given clues to find the trees that they will plant. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.
Background: Give back to your community and get some good exercise by coming out and joining us for our January Scavenger Hunt - Tree Planting. We will be planting trees around Marietta and will meet at City of Marietta Maintenance Building (near Lewis Park) in Marietta. The address is: 434 Sessions Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060. The date is Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 9:00am.
The City of Marietta Maintenance Building (near Lewis Park) and the link to Lewis Park is http://www.mariettaga.gov/Facilities/Facility/Details/Lewis-Park-22
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 please call 770-424-4664 for weather updates and rain date. 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.