Friday, April 24, 2009
Members of NJ Youth Corps hold up signs noting the five annual Arbor Day celebrations.
This year's celebration is dedicated to the memory of Charles E. Billups for his service to the East Sixth Street Block Association.
Rebecca Billups wipes away a tear as Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs presents a proclamation honoring her late husband.
East Sixth Street Block Association vice president Clifford Jackson delivers a commentary on the leadership of Charles Billups.
Deborah Pearyer talks about Arbor Day and the involvement of her day care center next to Bryant Park.
After cutting the ribbon to a bench dedicated to her late husband, Rebecca Billups claims the first seat.