Credit: Arbor Day Foundation
Yelm’s 22nd Arbor Day Celebration announced by Mayor Foster
Friday, April 27th, 11AM, Yelm Community Center & Yelm City Park
Program: an art walk, music performances by our schools’ bands and choirs, plus the planting of a tree gifted from Arbor Day sister city Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder. The public is invited to join.
From the City of Yelm:
“The City of Yelm has been recognized by the Washington Department of Natural Resources and the National Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City since 1997. To achieve the recognition, four standards must be met each year, one of which is a proclamation and observation of Arbor Day.
Yelm’s Arbor Day is organized by the Tree Advisory Board, representing civic leaders, educators, and private citizens. The Arbor Day celebration is an event involves presenting Yelm’s sister city, Lacey, a tree, recognizing local students talents, and local school bands and choirs. Yelm’s Arbor day is one of the largest in the State and is held the last friday (sic) in April at Yelm City Park.”