Tucker to Celebrate Earth Day on April 17

David and the Trees book cover.TUCKER, Ga. (March 22, 2021) – The City of Tucker is hosting its first-ever Earth Day Celebration on April 17. The event, which will take place at sites throughout the City, will include educational components, as well as giveaways and an opportunity for free paper shredding. The event is being held in partnership with many of Tucker’s park volunteer groups.

“Earth Day has always been special to Tucker and to its park groups,” said Tucker Parks Operations Manager Jason Collins, who is organizing the event. “This year, we’re excited to take it up a notch and really engage the community in learning about our environment and how best to protect it for future generations.”

The free paper shredding event will be held at Tucker’s City Hall (1975 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 350) from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. During those same hours, volunteers will be stationed at four Tucker parks (Johns Homestead, Kelley Cofer Park, Rosenfeld Park and Tucker Recreation Center) to hand out freebies to anyone who stops by. The giveaways include:

  • 200 red maple tree saplings
  • 600 honeybee mix flower seed packets
  • 1,000 copies of “David and the Trees”, an educational children’s book written and illustrated by Tucker’s city staff

The City of Tucker is co-sponsoring the Earth Day Celebration with Interdev and Jacobs, who both provide contract staffing and logistical solutions at City Hall.

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