DOTHAN, AL - The 2013 Arbor Day Celebration will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21st at Eastgate Park. The guest speakers for this year’s annual celebration will be Tracy Lawrence from the Alabama State Forestry Commission and Allyson Morgan from the Dothan City School System. Dan Williams, Horticulturist for the City of Dothan, will present the tree that is to be planted in honor of the teachers of the Dothan City School System.
In the event of rain, the celebration will still be held at Eastgate Park, but will be under the pavilion there. This year’s celebration is sponsored by the City of Dothan, the Alabama Cooperative Extension, and the Alabama Forestry Commission. As part of the Arbor Day Celebration, the Alabama Forestry Commission will be sponsoring a tree give-a-way at the Northside Walmart Garden Center on Friday, February 22, 2013 beginning at 9:00 a.m.