Youngstown CityScape Preps for Planting Day

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – About 50 community members gathered in the meeting room of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County’s recently renovated Main Library on Wick Avenue on Tuesday morning. The meeting kicked off Youngstown CityScape’s 26th annual planting day.

This year’s planting day will begin at 9 a.m. June 3 and feature a breakfast and lunch from Penguin City Brewing. Sharon Letson, executive director of Youngstown CityScape, said the theme for this year’s StreetScape is “Under Constriction and Growing” – a positive nod to the construction downtown.

An anonymous donor gave $10,000 to the nonprofit for this year’s event. Letson said this money funds plant materials, staff members, physical work and hiring additional services such as landscapers and planners.

Donors and those wanting to sign up can visit Youngstown CityScape’s website. The first 500 to register will receive a free T-shirt.

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