During this past year, Fred Thomas of PayneWest Insurance organized contributions by local businesses and individuals to donate and plant 22 trees at the Corvallis Community Event Center.
Sponsoring businesses and donors included Jerry Wessels Les Schwab Tire Center, Thomas Landscape, First Interstate Bank, The Wild Mare Restaurant, The Merc in Corvallis, Valley Irrigation, Bitterroot Nursery, and PayneWest Insurance.
Volunteers for planting included Dennis Wessels of Jerry Wessels Les Schwab Tire Center; from PayneWest Loni Vargovich, RaeCille Chambers, Erika Close, Betty Landwehr, Dale Hanson, Corey Johnson, Cheryl Disney, and Fred Thomas. Jim Bowen and the Corvallis grounds crew of Vince Paddock, Greg Davis, and Lee Maxey worked alongside the volunteers. With this great turnout the trees were planted in two hours.
Thank you, everyone, for improving the face of the district.
- School: District
- Date: August 2013