Free trees given out April 20
Keys Energy Services' 17th Tree Giveaway will be at 8:30 a.m. April 20 at its service building, 1001 James St., and Cudjoe electrical substation, Mile Marker 22, oceanside.
It's first-come, first-serve for two free, native, shade trees while supplies last. Additional details about the Tree Giveaway, including a list of what kind will be given out, will come closer to the date.
The power utility's giveaway, which began in 1994, is part of a nationwide public power program called Tree Power sponsored by the American Public Power Association. The national goal is to plant one tree for every public power customer, for a total of 16 million trees.
Health organization honored
Womankind, the Key West women's health organization, recently received an honorable mention for excellence and innovation in community health care, from the Florida Blue Foundation at an awards luncheon held Feb. 22 in Orlando.
The 2013 Sapphire Awards were bestowed on health-related individual and nonprofit organizations, selected from more than 40 nominees across the state. As part of the award, Womankind will receive $50,000 in prize money.
For more information about the Foundation, visit www.bluefoundationfl.com.
Donations sought for party
Key West High School, and the community, are sponsoring a graduation celebration for seniors called Operation Graduation, and are seeking donations to facilitate the event. This is an all-night event for students on the night of graduation, June 7, which will feature dancing, music, movies, games, fun and food in a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment.
Donations can be sent, care of Clinton Starr or Neda Preston, to Key West High School, 2100 Flagler Ave., Key West, FL 33040. For more information, call 305-293-1549, ext. 54339, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.