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Posted: Friday, February 15th 2013 at 2:30pm

Gainesville celebrates Arbor Day

By Ken Stanford Staff
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
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GAINESVILLE - Arbor Day was celebrated in Gainesville Friday with the planting of a Weeping Maple at the Frances Meadows Aquatic & Community Center.

Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce officials says the tree was a replacement for one planted in that area and died last summer.

City officials point out that Gainesville has been named a Tree City for the 26th year.

Also on hand were the students who are this year's Arbor Day Art & Essay Contest winners, who were announced a few d Alys ago. ( See earlier story. Link below.)

About 65 people attended the 10:00 ceremony.

Link: Arbor Day art, essay contest winners announced
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