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Garden to honor people with Alzheimer's

 

June 13, 2019

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

The local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa sorority recently planted flowers in the "Forget Me Not" flower garden at Longyear Park adjacent to the band shell, seen here Wednesday. The flowers were planted to honor the memory of people with Alzheimer's Disease.

By TOM LAVENTURE

tlaventure@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A ceremony to mark the transition of maintaining the garden box at Longyear Park will take place just prior to the Gogebic Range Concert Band concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The "Forget Me Not" flower garden is to honor the memory of people with Alzheimer's Disease. The garden is adjacent to the Mathias Holemo Band Shell in Longyear Park, 299 W. Arch St., in Ironwood.

The garden had been cared for by staff and volunteers of Regional Hospice Services for several years. Starting this year the local chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK), an int...



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