Tree-Planting Ceremony To Honor Crime Victims

Tree-Planting Ceremony To Honor Crime Victims

CREATED Apr 7, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/NewsChannel 5) - A tree-planting ceremony in Nashville on Monday honored crime victims.

The state Board of Parole, Department of Correction and the transitional program TRICOR also honored local and statewide advocates who work with crime victims.

There were many speakers on hand at the event including Lindsey Arp, a victim of domestic violence.

The event was the official kickoff for a series of tree-planting ceremonies sponsored by the agencies across Tennessee during the week.

Additional events are scheduled for Memphis, Knoxville, Bristol, Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Jackson and Clarksville.

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