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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24, 2010

CONTACT:

Brian Long, director
NCDA&CS Public Affairs

(919) 707-3007

Troxler to speak at Trees for Troops sendoff
Monday at Ashe County nursery

WHO/WHAT: Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will join local farmers and volunteers with the N.C. Christmas Tree Association at the loading of Christmas trees for N.C. military families.
WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m.
Cline Church Nursery
10787 Highway 221 South
Fleetwood
WHY: N.C. Christmas tree growers are donating about 800 trees for delivery to families at Camp Lejeune as part of the 2010 Trees for Troops program.
OTHER INFO:

Additional information is available on the Christmas Tree Association’s website, http://ncchristmastrees.com.

The 2010 Trees for Troops program is sponsored by the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx Corp.

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NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Brian Long, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3005; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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