Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Volunteers needed for Northside tree planting this Saturday

WILMINGTON — Volunteers are needed to help with tree plantings in Wilmington’s Northside neighborhood this Saturday.

The Alliance for Cape Fear trees and TD Bank are hosting the event to plant 80 trees, starting at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at Warner Temple AME Zion Church, 620 Nixon St. Tools will be available.

“We are grateful that TD Bank, together with the Arbor Day Foundation, are supporting our efforts to enhance neighborhoods lacking a tree canopy,” said Connie Parker, founder and executive director of Alliance for Cape Fear Trees.

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Alexandria Sands Williams
Alexandria Sands Williams is a journalist covering the City of Wilmington, education and film. Before Port City Daily, she spent a year in the quaint city of Southport reporting for the award-winning State Port Pilot. Prior to that, she wrote for several Charlotte publications while studying at UNC Charlotte. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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