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Corporate Hands | Scotiabank plants some 800 trees at primary schools

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Kevin Burton, branch manager, Scotiabank Santa Cruz, waters a newly planted tree with the help of a student from Holland Primary, at the Scotiabank tree-planting ceremony, held recently at the school. Looking on are: Holland Primary School’s principal Simone Doctor (second left), Churton Douglas of the Forestry Department (centre in blue shirt), and partly hidden in purple shirt is Michael Ebanks, community development officer, Social Development Commission, along with students from the 4-H and environment clubs, who will take charge of the trees. Since May to the end of the summer term in July, more than 800 trees have been planted at primary-level schools which fall under Scotiabank’s Kiddies Cricket programme. Students in 242 primary schools across the island are slated to benefit from this tree-planting experience.