wendynews (wendynews) wrote,

Tree Dedication

McInnius & Holloway has planted a tree in Airdrie's Fletcher Park in living memory of Wendy Goss

McInnis & Holloway would be pleased to have your family and friends attend a special event held in honour of those whose funerals were entrusted to us since May 1, 2005. A tree dedication ceremony will be held on

Sunday June 4, 2006 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM (Rain or Shine)
A brief ceremony will be held at 2:00 PM.
Fletcher Park in Airdrie - North Entrance.
(Main Street North - then west on 6th Avenue to Fletcher Road)

A map has been enclosed to give you directions to Fletcher Park Memorial Forest. Parking is available in the north parking lot of Fletcher Park. Tthe parking lot can be accessed by heading west on 6th avenue (off of Main Street North) to Fletcher Road, which will take you into the park. Parking attendants will be available to assist you. We are expecting approximately 400 people to attend this memorial event so please expect delays in getting parked. It is then a short walk to where trees can be selected and where the dedication ceremony will be held. Those with difficulty walking should park in the south parking lot accessed form First Avenue.

From 1:00 to 2:00 PM and from 2:30 to 3:00 PM, if you desire, your family is invited to select an individual tree in the park. Upon your arrival, McInnis & Holloway's staff will be available at the registration table to present you with a marking pen and a biodegradable tag to write an inscription on and tie to the base of the tree you have selected. At 2:00 PM, McInnis & Holloway will host a brief dedication ceremony. Betany Care Centre will be available to provide you with hot and cold beverages for a small donation to their organization.

A permanent granite marker will be erected in Fletcher Park. On the day of the ceremony, a sample of that marker will be posted. On June 4th, plese check to see if the name you have requested has been duplicated correctly. In the weeks following the ceremony the names will be permanently inscribed in the granite. There may not be seating for everyone who atteds. However, we will have chairs available for the elderly and disabled. These people are advised that they may need asssitance in selecting a tree.

We trust you will be able to join us.

Ernie Hagel - President
McInnis & Holloway
Funeral Home Ltd.

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