Febraury 13th, 2023 – 2:45 PM
Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter –
Monday afternoon the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Department and the International Paper Company gathered at Alto Park to celebrate Arbor Day.
International Paper recently purchased and donated 5 maple trees that have been planted near the Alto Park Fields.
In the video above, Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Director Todd Wofford kicked off the event, Lindsey Jones with the Parks and Recreation Department explained why Arbor Day is celebrated in February in Georgia, and Clay Ingram with International Paper Company spoke about the importance of Arbor Day for not just the paper industry but also the community.