First Posted: 4/30/2008
The Clarks Summit Shade Tree Committee and the Clarks Green Shade Organization celebrated Arbor Day with their second annual joint Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 26. Clarks Green has received a plaque from the Tree City USA Awards for planting 206 trees in the last two and a half years. New trees are planted outside the Clarks Summit Fire Station, where this event occurs. Visitors included Smokey the Bear and the Clarks Green Tiger Cub Scouts Pack 251. Below left, from left: Clarks Green Councilwoman Lynne Earley; Chairman of the Clarks Green Shade Tree Committee John Earley, Esq.; Josh Arp of Clarks Summit; Forester and Tree City USA Award presenter Jack Gearhart; Chris Joyce of Clarks Summit; Stephen King as Smokey the Bear; Penn State Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Donna Zagrapan; Arbor Day chair and Clarks Green Councilwoman Marie King; chairman Jack Adcroft and Clarks Summit Shade Tree Commissioner Charles Busalacchi.