30 x February 2 - 15, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com SOUTHWEST SOCIAL SEEN ▲Colton and Olivia of Daniels Landing cool off with snow cones. The town of Windermere hosted its 13th annual Windermere Treebute , A Florida Arbor Day Celebration and Festival at Windermere Town Square. Attendees en- joyed viewing native, flowering and fruit trees, as well as an ask-the-arborist booth, food, artists, music, kids tree climb, nature education, plant sales, prize drawings and silent auction. The event is held every Janu- ary since it is the best time for planting trees in Florida. All proceeds benefited the Win- dermere Tree Board Arbor Trees Fund. ▲(L. to r.) Sherri Ang of Winter Garden and Windermere residents Angela Withers and Janet Sgamma represent the Windermere Garden Club . ▲(L. to r.) Alexa, Dana, Colette and Michael Lattanzio of Westfield Lakes relax while listening to the Down Brothers band perform. ▲Alex Bellingham of Celebration learns the ropes before his tree climb. ▲(L. to r.) Hannah, Kevin, Jamie and Aubrey Jones of Berkshire Park locate the tree that was planted by Windermere Union Preschool in honor of Arbor Day. ▲Amie and Rodney of Windermere take home plant souvenirs. ▲(L. to r.) Arborist Michael Sampson of Clermont, Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn, Windermere Tree Board member Jackie Rapport, and Duke Energy vegetation specialist Gregory Dortch enjoy the festivities. ▲Irvy (left) and Irv Wurst of Windermere admire trees from Green’s Nursery of Apopka.
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