Rochester to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Rochester, Minn. – October 1, 2006. RNeighbors today announced that it will plant/maintain 100 trees as part of their Community Boulevard Planting. These events are two 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). RNeighbors is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.

The plantings will be at Ben Franklin Elementary/Meadow Park and Golfview/Lincolnshire/Arbor Glen.
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Rene Lafflam. “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.” RNeighbors seeks to ensure a great city through programs supporting neighborhoods in buliding community and improving neighborhoods.
RNeighbors’ celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
20th St., S.E. @ 8th and 9th Aves.
55th St., N.W.
Read the full RNeighbors press release. (PDF)