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Crew of the Newly Commissioned USS Dewey Come Plant Trees in the
Other volunteers help too in El Dorado Park South

A number (130 to be exact) of wonderful people came together last Wednesday to plant 45 trees in the El Dorado Park South area of the 5th Council District:

  •     50 members of the crew of the newly commissioned USS Dewey
  •     Members of the El Dorado Park South Association
  •     Residents in the area
  •     The City of Long Beach's Neighborhood Services staff

They were joined by Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and her 5th District staff.

The crew came because of the tradition of the Navy that when a ship is commissioned, its members take on a project in a surrounding city. They chose to plant trees in the 5th Council District. The planting was coordinated by the City of Long Beach Neighborhood Services staff and the El Dorado Park South Association.

A big thank you to everyone who took time to add a little green to the 5th Council District.