From left: Donna Yowell, executive director of Mississippi Urban Forest Council, Mississippi Municipal League President and French Camp Mayor Glen Barlow, and North Carrollton Mayor Ken Strachan recently announced that the Town of North Carrollton has partnered with the Mississippi Urban Forest Council and received daffodils under the Bloom Town program to be planted in the city limits of North Carrollton. The partnership with Mississippi Urban Forest Council includes free flowers twice a year, discounts to educational seminars and training, electronic newsletter listing, grants and other resources and inclusion in all Mississippi Urban Forest Council programs. The Bloom Town program serves cities across Mississippi, and Strachan met with representatives of the MS Urban Forest Council in Jackson and received the daffodils. This partnership will be beneficial to North Carrollton’s beautification and tourism. “We are proud to be recognized as a Bloom Town in the state of Mississippi we will begin planting the daffodils in January, this is a perfect example of working with agencies across our state for the betterment of our town, North Carrollton will continue to build these relationships to improve our town.” said Strachan.