Memphis Botanic Garden Tree Workshop Part of NeighborWoods Month Celebrations

Cultivate Diversity: Mix It Up for Healthy NeighborWoods
CYCA teams up with VECA and other Memphis Neighborhood Associations for the 2008 Forest Faire to be held at the Memphis Botanic Garden October 25th- Admission is free! This year’s event will be bigger and more successful. This year we will host the first city-wide NeighborWoods event, Forest Faire, at the Memphis Botanic Garden with the help of several local groups and local neighborhood associations. The event will include educational offerings on selecting, planting, and maintaining trees; environment oriented exhibits, crafts and games for children, and more.


Date: October 25, 2008
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: 750 Cherry Road, Memphis.
Purpose: To celebrate the benefits of trees in the places people live. During National NeighborWoods Month, we want to share the message that planting and caring for trees adds value to our communities. Trees are not just a local concern but a national one as well. Your participation in National NeighborWoods Month not only enhances your community’s health, but also furthers our collective efforts to ensure that everyone gets to live in neighborhoods with trees.
Note: National NeighborWoods Month is part of the National NeighborWoods program, an initiative to re-green North American cities from coast to coast. The National NeighborWoods initiative is a program of the national Alliance for Community Trees in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation.
For Immediate Release Contact:
Laurie Williams
September 29, 2008
Neighbors for Trees- VECA
901-576-4128
laurie.williams@memphistn.gov
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Related Resources:
Local NeighborWoods Month Event Media Advisory
National NeighborWoods Month Media Advisory