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Marion awarded “Trees Please!” program grant

Greg Wildebour (right), with MidAmerican Energy, presents Marion Tree Board members Joe Spinks...
Greg Wildebour (right), with MidAmerican Energy, presents Marion Tree Board members Joe Spinks (left) and Marilyn Tormey (middle) with a $2,000 check to support Marion’s tree replanting efforts.(Courtesy: City of Marion)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 5:22 AM CDT
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MARION, Iowa (KCRG) - The City of Marion was awarded a grant through MidAmerican Energy’s “Trees Please!” energy efficiency program.

MidAmerican presented a $2,000 check to Tree Board members during their monthly meeting on Wednesday.

The city plans to use the funds to support the replanting efforts of public trees lost in the August derecho.

Marion is one of 54 Iowa cities and organizations receiving a grant.

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