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News Release

Henderson Celebrates Arbor Day on April 25 at Morrell Park

April 22, 2014



The City of Henderson is again hosting its annual Arbor Day celebration, an event that is open to all ages. Admission and activities are complimentary.

WHAT:           Arbor Day Celebration

WHEN:           Friday, April 25
                     10 a.m.

WHERE:         Morrell Park
                    500 Harris St.

WHY:             Councilwoman Gerri Schroder and KSNV meteorologist Kevin Janison will join more than 600 Henderson elementary school
students in celebrating Arbor Day in Henderson. Activities include a ceremonial tree planting, bucket truck and tree climbing demonstrations, a play by the Basic High School Thespian Troupe, and recognition of the annual Arbor Day fourth grade poster contest winners.

                        Henderson will also be honored as a Tree City USA community for the 23rd time
                        by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of
                        State Foresters, Urban Community Forestry and the USDA Forest Service.

For additional information, please visit or contact the Henderson Parks and Recreation Department at 702-267-4000. Visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 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: 2012, 2008, 2006 and 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013,) Henderson is a progressive andvibrant 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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