Arbor Day In Kimball
May 5, 2022
"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...