Tag Archives: Earth Day

Pictured here, Woodcrest Commons resident Doris Hewitt works on an Earth Day planting project.

Green Thumbs Up for Earth Day

Whether it be trees, vegetables or flowers, planting a seed is an investment in the future. Residents at Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in West Henrietta, commemorated Earth Day by creating colorful planters out of aluminum cans and then planting seeds for their summer garden in them. Residents Continue reading →

Senator Ted O’Brien (D-55) presents Martha Brown sixth grader Tyler Staffieri with a letter of recognition for winning the 2013 New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest, May 15.

Senator O’Brien visits Martha Brown to recognize sixth grader

Senator Ted O’Brien formally recognized sixth grader Tyler Staffieri, of Martha Brown Middle School, as the winner of the 2013 New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest through the Senator’s (D-55) district, May 15 at Martha Brown Middle School along with his family, teachers, administration and fellow students. Tyler Continue reading →

Pictured here with the Mom’s Group of Henrietta is Woodcrest Commons resident John Hicks.

Celebrating Mother Earth at Woodcrest Commons

Woodcrest Commons celebrated Earth Day with the help of the Mom’s Group of Henrietta. Paint brushes in hand, residents and youth added spring color to flower pots which were later filled with an assortment of seedlings from poppies to Mexican sunflowers and four o’clocks. “The children were excited to see Continue reading →