Archived News Release from 2003
For Immediate ReleaseRedwood City Named 2002 "Tree City;" Celebrates Arbor Day With Tree Planting
City, CA - February 25, 2003 -
Redwood City has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day
Foundation – the twenty-second year Redwood City has received this
national distinction. With National Arbor Day on April 25 and California
Arbor Day on March 7, Redwood City will celebrating its status as an official
“Tree City USA” by co-sponsoring a tree-planting in honor
of Redwood City resident Jeffrey Filippi. This will be a redwood tree
planted in Red Morton Park. This year’s event marks Redwood
City’s 102nd annual Arbor Day celebration, a remarkable record of
longevity, and will take place at the Veteran’s Memorial Senior
Center on Saturday, March 1 beginning at 2:00 pm. The event is co-sponsored
by the Native Daughters of the Golden West.
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