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Two Leos work on a planter on North Evers Street.
Plant City Observer Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016 8 months ago

Lions Club plants 150 Florida native plants in Historic Downtown Plant City

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Supplies cost about $600.
by: Amber Jurgensen Managing Editor

The Plant City Lions Club, the Alpha Leos of the Plant City High School Leo Club, the Alpha Leos of the Strawberry Crest Leo Club and the Omega Leos of Leoni Elite completed a beautification project of the North Evers Street planters in recognition of Lions International Worldwide Week of Service for Youth Monday, Aug. 8, to Sunday, Aug. 14.

Downtown merchant volunteers Darcy Stottlemeyer, with All-A-Bloom Florist, and Mark Poppell, with Poppell Insurance, also contributed. 

The work was completed on Saturday, Aug. 13.

By the numbers

150: number of Florida native plants installed 

19: number of volunteers

9: number of planters

600: amount of money spent on supplies and plants

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