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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Flowers added downtown


Last updated 5/28/2020 at 12:39pm

Katie Teachout | The Journal

Kim Yeager and former mayor Linda Kadlec plant flowers in front of a downtown business Monday morning, May 18.

RITZVILLE - Former mayor Linda Kadlec, with a team of volunteers, planted flowers in pots along downtown streets Monday morning, May 18, before most businesses were open.

"The news is so drab, we have to bring a little brightness to downtown, where it's needed," Kadlec said.

Joining Kadlec in her mission were Kim Yeager, Marsha Smith, Mayor Gary Cook and his wife Cris.

Kadlec said the flowers are compliments of the Willard Hennings Foundation, which sponsors the flowers annually.

"He even bought the pots about five years ago," Kadlec said.

"We just ask businesses to occasionally water t...

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