City of St. Louis Forestry Crews Support Veterans With Day of Service at Jefferson Barracks

Crews from the City of St. Louis Forestry Division will donate their skills and services to honor the men and women who have fought for our country.

September 15, 2016 | 2 min reading time

ST. LOUIS -- In this first time, one-day event, the non-profit Saluting Branches, Arborists United for Veteran Remembrance, is organizing volunteer tree and landscape professionals to work on property dedicated to our veterans in 35 locations across the nation, including Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis.

"Giving a day of our time with our expert crews to show our appreciation of the brave men and women who have served our country is an honor," Forestry Commissioner Skip Kincaid said. "The City has offered to provide a bucket truck, loader, and crew to assist beautifying our local national cemetery."

WHO:  

Skip Kincaid, Forestry Commissioner
City Forestry Crews

WHEN:   

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
7:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Work Time (Lunch break at 11:30 a.m.)
Rain or shine

WHERE:  

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
2900 Sheridan Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63125

CONTACT:  

Skip Kincaid, Master Arborist, City of St. Louis
314.613.7200 (o) // 314.650.6032 (c)

Justin Matlock, Site Leader
913.232.6326 
jmatlock@treecarescience.com
  • Department:
    Division of Forestry
  • Topic:
    Parks and Gardens

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