RICKETTS TREE GRANT Program
|A MADISON SHARED COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM|
Established January 10, 2001, this program honors the bequest of Mr. Gwyn Thomas Ricketts (1932-2000).
Mr. Ricketts, originally of Eufala, Alabama, spent much of his life in Atlanta and its environs. As a designer, he recognized the need for beauty in the home and in one's environment. The elegance of many of Madison's homes and public buildings are a direct result of his input and volunteer commitment. Upon his death, Mr. Ricketts bequeathed equal portions of his estate to the Georgia cities of Madison and Covington for the purchase of trees.