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By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Arbor Day In Kimball

 

May 5, 2022

Daria Anderson-Faden

Kimball city employee John Heidemann explains the procedure of how to plant a tree to a group of fourth-graders, while city employee Stacy Daily prepares to remove a tree from the bucket. The students helped with the planting process.

"Planting a tree is one of the most selfless acts you can do. You never plant it for yourself. You are planting it so future generations will be able to enjoy the shade of the tree."

This quote or thought was expressed by many during Kimball's Arbor Day planting ceremony, including Kimball Street Superintendent Jim Shoup, Mayor Keith Prunty and park employee John Heidemann.

Prunty addressed the fourth-grade students and read the official proclamation making April 29 Arbor Day. This year commemorates 150 years of celebrating Arbor Day, which was started in Nebraska by J. Morton Sterling, bu...



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