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Community Tree Planting Set for Make A Difference Day
Volunteers Sought to Help Plant Trees Along Pittman Wash Trail

September 03, 2014



Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson is calling all green thumbs to help plant trees along the Pittman Wash Trail for Make a Difference Day. The event takes place Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to noon at the trail entrance at Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy. The free event is open to people of all ages and abilities.

Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service, uniting volunteers around the world on projects that improve their communities. Thousands of projects are planned each year involving corporations, communities, nonprofit organizations, entire states and individuals. Henderson’s community tree planting project will help beautify and preserve the 4.5-mile Pittman Wash Trail.

Volunteers will help plant trees to provide shade along the trail. Participants are encouraged to wear shoes that can get muddy and bring a shovel and gloves. Arborists and master gardeners will be on hand to answer landscape and gardening questions. A light lunch will be served to volunteers.
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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 280,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY and, one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), one of the top six safest cities in America (Forbes,, Law Street Media,, and a Bicycle Friendly Community (League of American Bicyclists), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.


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