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Trees for First Responders – a new program started by Loveland business owner Jason McCarthy of Trees for Humanity and Loveland community member Sharolyn Leeper, is an effort to honor Loveland’s first responders who put their lives on the line for us. The 2nd Annual Loveland Trees for First Responders Ceremony is being hosted by Loveland Fire Rescue Authority on September 11, 2019 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Station #6 at 4325 McWhinney Boulevard, Loveland, Colorado. The public is invited to attend and help thank the Colorado State Patrol, Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, Loveland Fire Rescue Authority, Loveland Police Department, and Thompson Valley EMS for their service to our community.

This is a FREE event for the public. Local area businesses will be donating refreshments for the event.

The goal for the event is to thank First Responders and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our community through improving the landscape of the city. Five trees are being planted in honor of our local first responders - at Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Station 6 (to be planted at ceremony), Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Station #5 at 251 Knobcone Dr, Thompson Valley EMS Station #2 at 380 North Wilson Avenue, and in Glen Park at 963 East 23rd Street. The trees at Loveland Fire Rescue Authority Station #5, Thompson Valley EMS Station #2, and Glen Park will be planted and available for photographing on the day of the ceremony.

September 11th Event Schedule
11:00 – 11:20 a.m. – Moment of silence and welcome
11:20 a.m. – Official tree planting ceremony
11:30 a.m. – Refreshments served and photo opportunities

Sponsors for the Loveland Trees for First Responders Program include Trees for Humanity, Loveland Parks and Rec, Fossil Creek Nursery, Gulley Greenhouse, Harmony Gardens, Loveland Garden Center, Donut Haus, Loveland Sam’s Club, Starbucks, and Mary’s Mountain Cookies.

For more information about the event, please contact Sharolyn Leeper at 970-689-0742 or slfb2009@gmail.com.

Published on: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 3:25pm
Contact Details: 

Public Information Officer
Larimer County Sheriff's Office
(970)980-2501 |  Email

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