ROSSMOOR ANNOUNCES SPECIAL 2020 ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION AND POETRY CONTEST
In celebration of its 10th year as a Tree City U.S.A., Rossmoor Community Services District will hold an Arbor Day Event on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rush Park in Rossmoor, CA. We invite the community to join us as we celebrate trees and the magnificent urban forest of Rossmoor! Some of the attractions will include a live puppet show, games, activities and crafts for kids, nature exhibits, a park tree tour, tree planting, and a tree and plant opportunity drawing. Food and beverages will be sold.
As part of the Arbor Day celebration the Rossmoor Community Services District will also hold a poetry contest for Los Alamitos Unified School District Students, 5-14 years old. Flyers and instructions can be obtained on the RCSD website: www.rossmoor-csd.org or can be picked up at the Rush Park office. Participants must compose a poem that highlights their love of trees or why they think trees are important to our health, happiness and environment. All styles of poetry are welcome. Be creative!
Grand prize from all grades will win a Boomers! Season Pass! 2nd Place Prize is a $25 Starbucks Gift Card. 3rd Place Prize is a $15 Yogurtland Gift Card. Entries should be delivered or emailed to the RCSD office at Rush Park, located at 3001 Blume Drive, Rossmoor, CA 90720 by Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Winning poems will be announced and displayed at the Rossmoor CSD Arbor Day Event on Saturday, March 14, 2020.
The District appreciates the following sponsors, without which this 2020 Arbor Day Celebration would not be possible: West Coast Arborist (WCA), Tree Care for Birds and Other Wildlife, El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach Beekeepers, H&H Nursery, Girl Scouts of America, LAHS EAC, Moon Valley Nurseries, Rossmoor Woman’s Club, Los Alamitos Youth Center and Boy Scouts of America.
Further questions concerning your parkway tree may be directed to District Arborist, Mary Kingman at 562-430-3707 x106. For more information, please visit www.rossmoor-csd.org. ###