For Immediate Release - June 9, 2006

SavATree Sponsors Garden Tour to Benefit Westchester and Putnam Girl Scouts

Rye, New York—June 9, 2006—Today SavATree announced its sponsorship of the 7th annual summer garden tour “Rhapsody in Bloom,” to benefit the Girl Scouts of Westchester and Putnam County (GSA). The tour will grant visitors access to nine privately owned gardens in Rye, NY, and takes place on July 15th between 10 A.M. and 4 P.M. GSA Manager of Marketing and Special Events Sue Dishart said, “The only way to see these homes is through the garden tour. It is a unique opportunity for garden enthusiasts to unite.”

There are a variety of designs ranging from a woodland pond garden, to a formal, grand estate garden. The tour annually attracts 600 people from all over the tri-state area. SavATree Consulting Arborist Scott Boyce commented that “The best part of this event is that magnificent gardens will be highlighted and people will gain a greater appreciation of gardens and landscapes.”

For the first time, the Girl Scouts will offer a lunch at Wainwright House, a seventeenth century French chateau located on Milton Point, with breathtaking views of the harbor. There will also be raffles for over 75 gift certificates donated by local businesses that include local garden centers and restaurants. All proceeds raised at the event will be used to support the 17,000 members of the GSA all over Westchester and Putnam Counties. Sue Dishart added, “Because of corporate sponsors such as SavATree, we are able to have all proceeds go directly to the girl scouts. Our mission statements are very similar; we are both cultivating new friendships and trying to make the world a better place.” For more information, contact us at info@savatree.com or (914) 241-4999.

About SavATree: SavATree has been providing environmentally sensible tree, shrub and lawn care to residents, businesses and historic properties for over 20 years. SavATree currently operates in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia, and Washington D.C. Industry certified arborists provide clients with expertise in tree care and help clients maintain a healthy, safe and beautiful landscape. SavATree’s services include pruning, disease diagnosis, removal, insect and mite treatments, organic lawn care, integrated lawn care and more. For more information, please contact us.

About The Girl Scouts: The Girl Scouts of America (GSA) was founded in 1912 and is one of the leading organizations dedicated solely to girls. The GSA is an informal educational program that attempts to teach girls important skills for success later in life. The four main program goals for the girls are to develop to their full potential, relate to others with understanding and respect, develop a meaningful set of values to guide actions, and contribute to the improvement of society through the use of ones abilities and leadership skills. For more information on the Girl Scouts Rhapsody in Bloom tour, please visit www.girlscouts.org or call Sue Dishart at (914) 747-3080 ext. 219.

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