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Councilmember Al Austin to host tree planting for MLK Day
Up to 40 trees will be planted in Scherer Park
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service logo

This Day of Service event, organized in conjunction with Leadership Long Beach, provides an opportunity for local residents to honor the MLK, Jr. holiday by serving the community and celebrating the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  It is one of several such events planned throughout Long Beach for this yearís MLK, Jr. Day.

Led by Councilmember Austin, volunteers will plant up to 40 new trees in the park.  The trees being planted will diversify the parkís ecosystem and add colored leaves in the fall. 

 All are welcome to volunteer for this service activity, which is one of thousands of nationwide volunteer service activities planned across the country in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 For more information, contact Heather in Councilmember Austinís office at (562) 570-6685 or by email at

( 8th District MLK Tree Planting Flyer )