6/28/09

Chicago Gateway Green, Bank of America partner to plant 100 trees.



Chicago Gateway Green, Bank of America partner to plant 100 trees along busy corridor on Chicago’s Southeast side.

Mayor Daley, local alderman and 125 volunteers work together to green the community
through Chicago Gateway Green’s new Tree Partnership Program.

CHICAGO – As part of its ongoing efforts to green and beautify the region, Chicago Gateway Green and Bank of America partnered to plant 100 trees on a vacant lot and nearby land parcel adjacent the intersection of the Dan Ryan and Stevenson
Expressways. More than 125 volunteers from Bank of America, the Chinese American Service League, and Chicago Gateway Green worked alongside Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, Barb Hamel, Market Executive for Healthcare, Institutions and Government,
Bank of America, and 11th Ward Alderman James Balcer to plant what will now be known as the Bank of America Founders Grove.

Photo with Major Daley,our team (CASL) planted a total of 20 trees or more.

1 comment:

April Djakoniya said...

The trees are looking great Grace - if you get a chance check back in on them - it's very rewarding to see your hard work thriving! Thanks for your support - - April @ Chicago Gateway Green