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Regional Hospice’s Plant – A – Memory Program - 2010

IRONWOOD - The Regional Hospice’s annual Plant a Memory flower garden program will was held last evening at Longyear Park in Ironwood. The program was followed by the Gogebic Range Community Concert Band. The program began with the GRCB playing the National Anthem.


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Flowers planted in the Memory Garden come from donations made in memory or honor of loved ones by their family or friends. The reading of the names is a part of the annual program.
The Plant a Memory Garden is one of Regional Hospice’s fundraisers. Flowers can be purchased all year long. Special cards are available to insert in sympathy cards, birthday cards, get well cards, or thinking of you cards.
Following Kathy Maki, Scott Erickson, Ironwood City manager gave a brief speech to the audience.
Scott was then followed by Joe Muench, the Executive Director of Regional Hospice., who also spoke briefly to the audience.


pictured above Kathy Maki presents a Plaque to the Ironwood Township Volunteer Firefighters. Receiving the  plaque on behalf of the firefighters is chuck Williams, Secretary Treasurer of the IVFD.Members of the ITVFD bring water each summer to the Memory Garden.
Picturesd above, the Bale Sisters were on the program and sang songs of faith.


Following the Bale sisters, there was the reading of the Honorariums and Memorials.


After the Hospice portion of the evening was concluded the Gogebic Range Concert Band gave their first performance of the year at Longyear Park. Another concert had been planned for two weeks ago, however the event was cancelled due to rain.





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