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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
City of Springfield Public Works will install the Park Central Square Christmas tree beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17. Tune in to a livestream of the installation on the City of SGF Facebook page.
The 35-foot-tall Norway spruce was donated by Patrick and Christina Wilkins and family.
The tree will be cut down and ushered through the streets of Springfield, arriving at Park Central Square on a flatbed trailer. Various pieces of large equipment are used to hoist the tree in place, with Public Works street operations and public grounds crews and arborists collaborating to transport the tree and make final adjustments.
The tree will be ceremoniously lighted during the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Holiday Show, which will be broadcasted on KY3 7-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21.
For more information, contact Kristen Milam at 573-819-3713.