Ten trees will be dedicated to U.S. veterans of all wars during a ceremony at 7 p.m. today in Hennepin Park at Bailey Avenue between William and Lovejoy streets.
The trees were donated by Marge Thielman Hastreiter of the Iron Island Preservation Society of Lovejoy; Marcie Lahr of the volunteer staff of Hennepin Park Meals on Wheels; Ken Stoddard of Wanakah Landscaping Nursery; Joseph P. Bergalis Jr.; John Benny of John's Landscaping and Snow Removal; and the Iron Island group.
Hennepin Park is dedicated to U.S. veterans of all wars. The trees also will be dedicated to all prisoners of war, those missing in action, fallen police officers, police officers of Precinct 11 and Firefighters of Engine 28.
A reception will follow the ceremony, at the Iron Island Office and Museum, 198 Benzinger St.