FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: April 17, 2019
Contact: Tonya Vaden, Marketing Coordinator
City of Pensacola to Celebrate National Arbor Day at Miraflores Park in East Hill
The City of Pensacola will celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 26 at Miraflores Park. Mayor Grover Robinson will issue a proclamation observing Arbor Day in the City of Pensacola on the same day as this national day of recognition. In addition to planting a live oak at the park, Parks and Recreation invites guests to register for a free raffle for one of three 15 gallon trees to be given away: a live oak, a red maple, and a river birch. The Parks and Recreation Department can assist with delivery to the winners’ home(s) if needed.
When: Friday, April 26 2:00 p.m.
Where: Miraflores Park, 1601 East LaRua Street
The City of Pensacola is designated as a Tree City USA Community for its commitment to preserving the urban tree canopy and improving care and protecting the trees in our community. This will be the 28th year the City of Pensacola has received this honor.
For more information about Arbor Day and the Tree City USA program, please visit www.arborday.org.