County Chair Ed Kelley visits Ormond Beach Middle School for Arbor Day

Photo for Headline Surfer / Ed Kelley, shown second from left, and the face of Volusia County government, checks out Arbor Day festivities at Ormond Beach Middle School where students planted three new trees, posing in front of one of them here on Friday.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

ORMOND BEACh, Fla -- Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley took some time from his busy schedule to check out the Arbor Day Festivities at Ormond Beach Middle School on Friday, including the planting of three new trees.

More than 135 million people living in some 3,400 cities and towns throughout the US benefit from trees that clean the air and water, provide shade to lower energy costs and protect wildlife habitats, according to the Arbor Day Foundation.

With this being the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day,  students at Ormond Beach Middle School were proud to showcase the planting of three new trees.

With this being the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day,  students at Ormond Beach Middle School were proud to showcase the planting of three new trees.

 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.