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O&R, Beckerle Lumber, Vista Electric, Spring Valley Rotary Get to Roots of Arbor Day

As of today, O&R’s Certified Arborist Mark Beamish, in cooperation with Beckerle Lumber, Vista Electric and the Spring Valley Rotary, has presented Arbor Day education programs to over 800 third graders in the East Ramapo Central School District.

Those presentations at Grandview, Fleetwood, Hempstead, Summit Park, and this one at Margetts Elementary School, underscore the importance of healthy community tree stock.

As part of the presentation about the importance of trees in everyday life, each third grader received a bookmark and a blue spruce seedling, and each third-grade classroom received an Arbor Day poster.

About Orange & Rockland

Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies. O&R is a regulated utility that provides electric service to approximately 300,000 customers in southeastern New York State (where its franchise name is Orange & Rockland) and northern New Jersey (where it’s Rockland Electric Company), and natural gas service to approximately 130,000 customers in New York.