Pictures from around town this week.
Some photos in this week's Viewfinder are from the apple tree planting by Elisabeth Amen Nursery School students. Have any photos you would like to see included in next week's Viewfinder? Send them via email to Kelly.Mello@patch.com.
Elisabeth Amen Nursery School students help plant apple trees for Jamba Juice grant.
It was a drizzling Wednesday, as Wheaton College students Eric Christensen and Lewie Alfano, 20, and the preschool students from Elisabeth Amen Nursery School planted apple trees in the Murphy Apple Orchard behind the Wheaton President’s house. The Elisabeth Amen Nursery School was selected as one of 20 award winners from a pool of more than 270 applicants for the 2010 Jamba Juice It’s All About the Fruit Award from the National Gardening Association and Jamba Juice. A grant of $500 has enabled the nursery school to purchase 14 new apple trees from Blueview Nurseries for the orchard, bringing their crop diversity to five apple tree types. “The new trees will serve as a vital educational tool for our preschoolers,” said associate director …