For Immediate Release
Date: January 15, 2016
WHAT: City leaders will join with City staff to plant the first of 100 Crape Myrtle trees in the Abercorn Street median between Deerfield Road and Magnolia Avenue.
WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 19,
WHERE: The north side of Abercorn Street at the intersection with Truman Parkway
WHO: The event will be hosted by District 6 Alderman Tony Thomas, who will be joined by members of Council and City staff.
WHY: The new trees will help to reconnect this section of the Abercorn corridor with similar plantings along the rest of the corridor now that the Truman Parkway and Abercorn Street interchange road work has been completed.
Tuesday’s event will include a ceremonial golden shovel tree planting ceremony.