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City of Tiffin Arbor Day celebration planned for April 28




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Tiffin, Ohio — The City of Tiffin Shade Tree and Beautification Commission has announced plans to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, April 28, with a special event featuring a mayoral proclamation and ceremonial tree planting. The public is invited to join the festivities, which will take place at the Benner Street Trail, located at Benner St. at Adams St., starting at 1:30 p.m.

The event will kick off with opening remarks by Michael Pinkston, Chair of the Shade Tree and Beautification Commission. Mayor Dawn M. Iannantuono will then deliver an Arbor Day Proclamation, followed by a tree planting ceremony by Jon Potteiger and Bryce Kuhn. Students from Noble Elementary School will also be in attendance, adding to the community spirit of the occasion.

This year marks a special milestone for the City of Tiffin, as it will be recognized for the 42nd year as a Tree City USA. The city’s commitment to tree preservation and beautification efforts will be honored at the 2023 Northwest Ohio awards ceremony in Wauseon, which is scheduled to take place in May.

Arbor Day is a nationally recognized holiday that promotes the importance of trees in our communities. It serves as a reminder of the numerous benefits that trees provide, including improving air and water quality, conserving energy, providing habitat for wildlife, and enhancing the overall quality of life in our cities and towns.

The City of Tiffin’s celebration of Arbor Day is an opportunity for the community to come together and recognize the value of trees in our environment. The event promises to be a meaningful and educational experience for all who attend, as they witness the planting of a new tree and learn about the city’s ongoing efforts to promote tree preservation and beautification.

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