Swedish American Foundation co-sponsors A Walk to Remember

Staff Report

The Swedish American Foundation and Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory are to co-sponsoring A Walk to Remember, a memorial walk to remember children lost through miscarriage, stillbirth, infant and childhood death. The walk will take place on Sunday 1 p.m. at the YMCA Log Lodge Sinnissippi Bike Path, 200 Y Blvd.

A Walk to Remember is for all families who have lost a child either in the recent or distant past, and for caregivers who are involved in the lives and support of these families. A brief memorial service and flower release in the river will be followed by a walk from the YMCA Log Lodge to the dedication site. Following the walk those attending will honor their children with the dedication of memorial bricks.

Refreshments will be served in the Log Lodge at the conclusion of the walk and the walk will take place rain or shine.

For more information call Michelle Adams at the Swedish American Foundation at 779-696-4339 or Mary Pat Muzzarelli at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory at 815-226-2273.

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