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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees Along Powder Springs Street

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October 26, 2023

CONTACT: Holly Walquist  

770.424.4664


What:    November Tree Planting Event

When:    Saturday, November 11, 2023  

    8:30am Sign-in and refreshments

     9:00am – 11am Volunteers Planting & Maintenance

Where:    Powder Springs St at Gramling St.

                 47 Gramling St. Marietta, 30008 

For Whom:    Open to the Public, all ages

Cost:    Free

Briefly:    Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant and trees along Powder Springs St. & Gramling St on Saturday, November 11 at 9:00am. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.

Background    

Come out and help beautify the road improvements recently done on Powder Springs by the City of Marietta and help us plant trees. We will be planting trees and along the road at the intersection of Powder Springs St. and Gramling Street.  Park at the Eye Glass business at 47 Gramling St. Marietta, 30008.  Overflow parking will be at the Hilton Conference Center at 510 Powder Springs St. – cross at the light at Gramling St. The date is Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 9:00am.

Please join us as we plant trees to reforest our community.  Grab a friend or a family member and donate your Saturday morning to help Marietta Tree Keepers put more trees in the ground.  Dress for the weather, in case it is  cold.  Tools and gloves included.  Donuts, hot chocolate and hot coffee provided.  In case of bad weather please call 770-424-4664 for weather updates and rain date.  Large groups please contact us with your number of volunteers that will be in attendance.

Members of the Marietta Tree Keepers have been promoting the value of trees to the community since it was founded in 2002.  MTK has over 100 members and has planted over 10,000 trees around the city.  The 501(C)3 non-profit organization works closely with the City of Marietta to plant trees along public right-of-ways, parks and schools. Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers. ; For more information, please call 770.424.4664.


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