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Historic Sites of Manitoba: East Kildonan Horticultural Society Plaque (Kil-cona Park, Winnipeg)

Located in Kil-cona Park in Winnipeg, a plaque commemorates former members and activities of the East Kildonan Horticultural Society. Founded in 1967, it has since been reorganized as the East Kildonan Garden Club. A living memorial tree planting-ceremony was held on 19 June 1986, with participants including then-President William Michael “Bill” Hrusovetz (1925-2011, son of Michael Hrushovetz), founding member Doreen Buckley Kadash (c1924-2014, later Garden Club President), and Secretary (also later President) Jean Lorraine Atto (1920-2004).

East Kildonan Horticultural Society commemorative plaque

East Kildonan Horticultural Society commemorative plaque (October 2017)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.93122, W97.01470
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kil-cona Park (1229 Springfield Road, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Obituary [Jean Lorraine Atto], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 2004.

Obituary [William Michael Hrushovetz], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 2011, page C13.

Obituary [Doreen Kadash], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 2004.

We thank the East Kildonan Garden Club for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 26 December 2018

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