Garden club aids at tree giveaway

DeSoto Civic Garden Club member, Lynda Pointer (left) is assisted by Dru Roberts of the Mississippi Forestry Commission in giving out tree seedlings to the public at the annual tree Giveaway that was held on Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the BankPlus Sports Center in Southaven. Accepting one of the many seedlings is Stephanie Crosslin (right) of Southaven. 

That day, about 20 varieties of trees were given to the public.  Meleiah Tyus, coordinator who represented the DeSoto County Soil and Water Conservation District in sponsoring the event, was very pleased by the overwhelming support that made this occasion a huge success.

The DeSoto Civic Garden Club is a member of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc., and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc.

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *