Friday, January 15, 2010

Glassel Park fruit tree giveaway

Tomorrow, January 16, a variety of free fruit trees including citrus trees, will be distributed at the Recreation Center parking lot area of Glassell Park (3650 Verdugo Road) starting at noon.

Fruit trees are provided by TreePeople and will be handed out on a first come, first served basis. Bring a bag or bucket to also receive mulch provided by the Bureau of Sanitation from the City of Los Angeles.

This event is sponsored by the Glassell Park Improvement Association (GPIA). To volunteer to pick up the trees at a TreePeople distribution center, please arrive at the Recreation Center at 7 a.m. To volunteer for set up, arrive at the Recreation Center shortly after 7 a.m.

Contact Alonso Calderon at or GPIA president Jim Kiehl at for more information.