Century's Arbor Day Celebration and Tornado Remembrance Event Friday, Feb. 15

Century area residents gathered last Friday, Feb. 15, to join the Arbor Day Celebration and Tornado Remembrance event at the Ag Building located at 6001A Highway 4 in Century.

Sponsored by the Escambia County (Fla.) Forest Service, the tree giveaway featured three different kinds of trees to be given while supplies last.

Arbor Day is celebrated on different days in different countries. Florida’s official Arbor Day is celebrated on the third Friday in January.

“This year, we have dogwoods, red maples and live oaks,” said Cathy Hardin with the Florida Forest Service. “We are doing it...