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Florence to Hold Special Arbor Day Program on September 26

The City of Florence will hold its annual Arbor Day Program on Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at South Fork Park.

The program will include a brief history of Arbor Day, reading of the City’s Arbor Day proclamation, various tree planting activities, and lunch.

The City invites the public, along with groups like the Boy and Girl Scouts, to come and join in this year’s celebration of Arbor Day.  

The National Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Florence “Tree City USA” each year since 1991. To be a named a “Tree City USA”, the City must meet four requirements:

  • Have a tree board or department
  • Have a tree care ordinance
  • Have a comprehensive community forestry program
  • Have an Arbor Day observance

For more information, call 859-647-5416 or go to

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