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More than 50 trees will be planted near the Myrtle Beach Train Depot thanks to a nearly $10,000 grant from TD Bank

Beginning Tuesday morning, our Parks Division staff will plant 52 trees near and around the Myrtle Beach Train Depot and along Broadway Street, thanks to a $9,475 grant from TD Bank. Indigenous trees to be planted include live oaks, sabal palmettoes, wax myrtles and two varieties of magnolias. The grant is part of TD Tree Days, a community-based program created by TD Bank in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation. The City of Myrtle Beach has received an annual TD Tree Days grant since 2014. In previous years, the planting involved members of the bank staff and the public, as educational experiences. However, because of COVID-19, the public will not be involved in this year’s planting; the city’s Parks Division staff will accomplish that work. “We’re honored to support Myrtle Beach during TD Tree Days to expand the tree canopy and help provide a healthier environment,” said Shelley Sylva, TD Bank’s head of social impact.