City of Annapolis and Mayor celebrate Arbor Day & Earth Day on Monday, April 23
Annapolis, MD (4-20-18) – Mayor Gavin Buckley, City Council Members, and partnering organizations will participate in two separate events on Monday, April 23, to honor Arbor Day and Earth Day.
The first event – Arbor Day Celebration – takes place at Annapolis Elementary School, 180 Green Street, at 10 a.m. The event will feature remarks from Principal Bobbie Kesecker, Mayor Gavin Buckley, and City of Annapolis Urban Forester Brian Adams. The event will also include a school band performance and a 3rd Grade Performance entitled, “Save the Earth.” The event will end with a tree planting donated by BGE.
The second event – Earth Day Celebration – takes place at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1101 Bay Ridge Avenue in Eastport, at 2 p.m. The event will feature remarks by The Reverend Diana Carroll, Mayor Gavin Buckley, City Councilman Rob Savidge, and Annapolis Environmental Commission Chair Diane Butler. The church is the location of a major stream valley restoration project. Rev. Carroll will give a status report on the project, Mayor Buckley will unveil environmental priorities and introduce his nominee, Jackie Guild, for director of Office of Environmental Policy, whose appointment is on the evening’s City Council meeting agenda. Councilman Savidge will present environmental legislation he is sponsoring. Chair Butler will talk about the ongoing work of the Commission and partnering organizations. A tour of the restoration project will be provided.