Southwestern celebrates Peace Tree planting

Elise Hamner For the Community, foundation, General News, homepage, News

Southwestern Oregon Community College has many trees on its Coos Bay campus. There are native firs, pines, maples, alders and a majestic coastal redwood. There is one tree, however, that is unique. A Hiroshima Peace Tree. “This tree symbolizes our college’s and our community’s long history of friendship and trade with people from around the world,” said Carolyn Thompson, of …