City Received commendation

City received commendation

Defiance city director of service Rob Cereghin (left) looks over a commendation received by the municipal government from the Ohio General Assembly with Ohio 82nd House District Rep. Craig Riedel of Defiance (center) and Mayor Mike McCann. The commendation recognizes the city for its Tree City USA designation from the Arbor Day Foundation. Among other things, the commendation states that the General Assembly recognizes “the City of Defiance for its invaluable contributions to the preservation of our natural environment and for the effective management of its public tree resources. Through their hard work and enthusiasm, the citizens of Defiance have demonstrated unparalleled spirit of cooperation and civic pride, making the community a showplace of beauty… .”