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Mayor Nutter Addresses Roots to Reentry GraduatesAwbury Arboretum Hosts Graduation Ceremony
On July 16th, Awbury Arboretum hosted a Graduation ceremony for 2011 participants of the Roots to Reentry Program. "R2R" (as it's called colloquially) This summer, Awbury hosted 3 groups of Roots to Reentry trainees, including the first group of women to participate in the program. As they learned, participants in the Roots to Reentry program helped to maintain and improve the arboretum, keeping it attractive and safe for Awbury’s many visitors. Mayor Nutter was on hand at the ceremony, held at Awbury's Agricultural Village, to congratulate the graduates and show his support for the program. Click here to read more about Roots to Reentry from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
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