Giving the Gift of Life

Michelle T. Bernard
O-N-E Reporter

Planting a tree is a gift of great value – both to all living beings and the earth. A tree will add natural beauty, cool shade and more importantly help filter air pollution. Plus, a tree can be enjoyed for years to come – it is a gift that continues to give.

Friday was Earth Day and the students at Shuford Elementary School were able to celebrate the day by observing the planting of two trees that were donated by a local company, Camfil, on the front lawn of the school.

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