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Alzheimer’s group to sell ornaments

Published: Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – The sixth annual Alzheimer’s Association limited edition ornament is available for purchase. Proceeds will support the Rock River Branch educational programs and services.

The 5-inch blown glass ornaments have shades of purple and lavender, with dashes of aqua, green and gold. They are handcrafted by Hiram Toraason, a central Illinois artist.

The cost is $30, plus $8 for shipping and handling.

They are available at alz.org/illinoiscentral; the branch office, 93 S. Hennepin Ave.; The Flower Patch, 120 N. Fourth St., Oregon; Country Floral, 101 N. Division Ave., Polo; Country Floral Too, 411 N. Main Ave., Milledgeville; Golden Key Gifts, 702 W. Fourth St., Sterling; Rockford Belle Credit Union, 4 E. Main St., Mount Morris; and Cypress House, 718 10th Ave., Rochelle.

For more information, or to place an order by phone, call Jamie Messmore at 800-272-3900.

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