Community Meeting to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Chicago – October 1, 2006. Openlands today announced that it will host the Arboretum Community Meeting. This event is one of more than 100 regreening efforts throughout the country being promoted during October, which has been declared National NeighborWoods Month by the national nonprofit, the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT). Openlands is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.

This meeting is to determine future directions for the Community Arboretum.
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Glenda Daniel. “Part of our goal is to draw attention to the good work being done at the grassroots level all across the country to improve urban and community forests.”
Openlands’ celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 11, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
3842 W. Arthington.
Read the full Openlands press release. (PDF)