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Planting for the Future

The Fairbury Tree Board celebrated Arbor Day by planting a tree near the softball fields in Fairbury City Park the morning of Thursday, April 27, 2023. According to a statement from Fairbury Development Services Director Laura Bedlan, “The City of Fairbury is supplying a tree to plant symbolizing the importance of trees in our community and recognizing that they are a vital component to our city’s infrastructure.” The tree is a pin oak, provided by a local business, 4th Street Greenhouse of Fairbury. Pictured, left to right: Pam Schroeder, Alan Dux, Fairbury Mayor Spencer Brown, Daniel Lufkin, Ed Coatman and Laura Bedlan.


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