WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - In honor of Arbor Day you're invited to join the city in a planting ceremony Friday.
According to the City of West Lafayette, a tree planting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the southeast corner of State Street and Tapawingo Drive.
The public is invited to attend and participate.
Serviceberry, dogwood and redbud trees will be planted along the new trail section at that location.
Roughly 15 kids from the Tippecanoe County Child Care will help members of the West Lafayette Tree Fund and city staff with the planting.
And Mayor John Dennis (R) will read the official Arbor Day proclamation.
Helen Lillich formed the tree fund almost 30 years ago and was responsible for the planting of roughly 5,000 trees, lobbying for the passage of a city ordinance requiring street trees and working on the beautification of many West Lafayette streets.
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