Chapin Arbor Day Celebration Update
The Chapin Arbor Day Foundation is a new a non-profit organization committed to beautifying Chapin through the planting and protection of trees.
They will hold their first event on Arbor Day, Friday, December 2, at 11 am and will be celebrating the planting of several Sequoia Trees in the new Chapin Business & Technology Park. Immediately following the tree ceremony, the foundation will be hosting a fundraising lunch at Chapin Town Hall. The luncheon will be a celebration of our next project and to recognize Johnny Jeffcoat for his many years of service with the Lexington County Council. He is retiring after 20 years of service and was a tireless advocate for Chapin and the new business park.
There are sponsorship opportunities for businesses and individuals interested in supporting the Chapin Arbor Day Foundation. Proceeds from the luncheon will be used to refresh the landscaping of the little Chapin park, located next to Beaufort Street and the railroad tracks. This area will be re-designed and re-planted with new shrubs and trees, a new sign, new lighting, a new Rotary clock and flags.
Individual tickets are $50, and corporate sponsorships are available at the $250 and $500 levels. Contact Karen Owens at 575-8039 for more information on sponsorships or to reserve your seat. Please make donations payable to Chapin Arbor Day Foundation and mail to PO Box 183, Chapin, SC 29036.