Rotary Club gifts 200 seedlings to students

The Liberty Rotary Club celebrated Arbor Day by giving away more than 200 seedlings to every fifth-grade, ESL, ABLE and self-contained special education student in the Liberty Middle School. In addition to the seedling, each student also received an Arbor Day pencil, sticker, flower pot and pamphlet with directions on how to plant their tree. An Arbor Day poster was also for each classroom. Special thanks to Jeff Hall, whose ESL students packaged the seedlings for their fellow students.

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs worldwide. The motto of Rotary is “Service
Above Self.”

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To inquire about joining the Liberty Rotary Club, call Judy Siegel at (845) 798-0783. To find out more about this Arbor Day activity, contact Bill Silver at 860-930- 4162 or Jack Strassman at 845-292- 5400 ext. 2302.