Trees for Georgetown Spring Celebration

Betsy and Ed Emes, Brenda Moorman
Mary Bird
Betsy and Ed Emes, Brenda Moorman

The 2013 event, which is the primary source of funding for the trees that appear in local tree boxes each year, was hosted May 8 by Shelly and Bruce Ross-Larsen. A new initiative called GIFT, "Georgetown Initiative for Family Trees," will allow Georgetowners to "tag" a tree with the name of an honoree to "root the people and businesses of the community to the trees that shade our streets." Each tree will be tagged with a scannable QR code, providing information on the type of tree, the date it was planted, the tree's honoree and a story about why the tree was selected in that person's name.

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