NEBRASKA CITY- Nebraska City Tourism and Commerce and the Arbor Day Committee have selected the late Ted Beilman as the 2019 Nebraska City Arbor Day Honoree.
Beilman, who passed away in March, will be recognized posthumously as a tireless supporter of Nebraska City.
He spearheaded the Nebraska City Veterans Memorial Building project and the Honoring Our Heroes display. The building was re-opened to showcase photographs and memorabilia of more than 800 Nebraska City and Otoe County veterans.
Beilman was involved with the Friends of Arbor Lodge Foundation and the Friends of Riverview Nature Park.
A commemorative tree planting is scheduled Friday, April 26, at 4 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building.
The public is invited to attend the tree planting and reception that follows.