Tree Planting Event Honoring Anne Burn Hicks

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
1001 165th St
Hammond, IN 46324
 
Come and join us in renaming Maywood Elementary to Anne Burn Hicks and planting trees in honor of this historical event!
 
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27th at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm CDT. The planting ceremony will begin at 1pm with honoring Anne Burn Hicks. Afterward, we will split into groups and plant trees in designated locations throughout the school grounds. Please confirm online reservation at check in table upon arrival.
 
WHERE: Formerly Maywood Elementary 1001 165th St, Hammond, IN 46324. Look for the Student Conservation Association work truck and trailer! Please stop by the check-in table underneath the pop up tent!
 
WHAT: Volunteers will plant and mulch 30 native trees.
 
BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, face mask, and bring plenty of water to stay hydrated. Due to COVID-19 we will not have shared beverage options. There will be bottled water on hand should you need it, but we promote bringing your own water in a reusable water bottle if possible! Face masks are required to participate*
 
PROVIDED: All project supplies (tools, gloves, etc.) are provided. Tools and gloves will be cleaned and sanitized prior to the event. Small working groups will be assigned and maintained throughout the planting for contact tracing purposes.
 
QUESTIONS:
 
For questions about the SCA contact Samuel Vergara at: [email protected] or 312-239-1661 EXT 6009.
 
Planting will take place rain or shine!
The SCA is thankful for the support from BP America to make these tree plantings possible!