Each year, the Village hosts an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony. This year, the Village of Mount Prospect Public Works Department will host the ceremony in celebration of the Village's 100th Anniversary.
Friday, April 28
Mount Prospect Historical Society
101 S. Maple Street
During the ceremony, Mayor Arlene A. Juracek, Village trustees and officials, students and staff from Saint Paul Lutheran School as well as Saint Raymond School will plant a Triumph Elm in the parkway. The students will perform songs and poems to commemorate the occasion. Members of the Garden Club of Mount Prospect will assist with the planting. Both the Garden Club and the Green Team, from Saint Raymond, contributed funds to help the Village purchase the Arbor Day tree. In addition, Public Works mascot P.W. Paws will make a special appearance.
The Village will also commemorate its recent receipt of the Tree City USA (TCU) Award from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Mayor Arlene A. Juracek said, "Year after year, we have been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation for our beautiful trees and our high quality urban forestry efforts. Join us at the Mount Prospect Historical Society campus to celebrate this achievement and to commemorate 100 years of our Village’s history.”
The public is invited and encouraged to attend to this special commemorative ceremony. READ MORE.