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Garden Club to host tree planting ceremony

May 16, 2007

WILLIAMSPORT - A patriotic tree planting by the Williamsport Garden Club will be held on Armed Forces Day - Saturday, May 19 - at 2 p.m. at the Springfield Farm barn complex.

The tree will be planted in memory of two Washington County servicemen - Seaman Craig Wibberley of Williamsport, and Fireman Apprentice Patrick Roy of Keedysville.

Wibberley and Roy died when a terrorist bomb tore through the hull of the destroyer USS Cole during a refueling stop in Yemen.

The ceremony will include invited local dignitaries and family members. Patriotic music will be presented by the Brass and Wind Ensemble of the Rohrersville Band. The Bulldog Detachment Color Guard with the Marine Corps League and Navy also will participate.

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