New Windsor holds Arbor Day Tree Dedication Ceremony
New Windsor, NY – The Town of New Windsor held an extremely successful Arbor Day Tree dedication ceremony on Friday, April 27th after being awarded an Arbor Day Community Grant from the New York State Urban Forestry Council. Nearly 100 people were in attendance.
Students from Sacred Heart led the National Anthem.
The grant, along with private donations, allowed the town to plant 13 new trees around the town hall complex.
there were also three privately donated eastern redbud trees, three kanzan cherry trees and two weeping cherry trees. The town dedicated several of the trees to local veteran organizations and first responders.
Vails Gate Fire Department and New Windsor Fire Department also donated manpower and funds to refurbish the town’s fireman’s memorial. The memorial was re-dedicated during the Arbor Day Ceremony. The town is very grateful to the two departments for their support and assistance.