Jubilee red maple tree planted by Crombie pupils and Lions

Crombie School pupils and Westhill Lions (along with Lions mascot, Leo) at the tree planting.
Crombie School pupils and Westhill Lions (along with Lions mascot, Leo) at the tree planting.

A jubilee tree was presented to Crombie School, Westhill, by Westhill and Skene Lions Club.

The eco-club of Crombie School, planted the tree on May 25 in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

The tree, a red maple, was chosen by the members of the club and presented to Crombie pupils. Leo, the Lions mascot, was present to help the pupils plant the tree.

Lions International are aiming to plant three million trees in 200 countries this year to raise environmental awareness around the world. One pupil said she hoped to be able to bring her children back to Crombie in 30 years and show them the tree.

Lions Clubs International members meet the needs of local communities and the world.

* Westhill and Skene Lions Club monthly charity book sale will take place from 9am to 12.30pm on Saturday, July 7, at Westhill Shopping Centre.

All proceeds go to local causes and charity projects supported by Lions International. The August sale will be on Saturday, August 4.