Polk County adult day care center dedication Sunday

Published 1:11 pm Friday, October 15, 2010

The dedication of the Don & Betsy Freeman Center for Adult Day Health Care will be held Sunday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. at 75 Carmel Lane, Columbus.

Parking will be located in the main parking area for the Meeting Place, and there will be a shuttle to bring people to the front entrance of the adult day care building, since parking is limited there. People should arrive a few minutes early to allow for the shuttle to bring them around.

The dedication ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. under the canopy at the newly renovated Adult Day Care building.

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The program for the dedication includes:

Welcome by county manager Ryan Whitson

Invocation by Rev. Phillip Hurst, Tryon United Methodist Church

Opening remarks from Polk County Board of Commissioners Chair Cindy Walker

Care provider comments by Larry Brown, director, Rutherford Life Services

Dedication and naming of facility, commissioner Warren Watson

Honoree remarks, Betsy Freeman

Ribbon cutting, board chair Cindy Walker.

Immediately following the ceremony, the doors will open for tours of&bsp; the facility and light refreshments. Representatives will be on hand from Rutherford Life Services to answer questions. Also, Betsy Freeman is giving away complimentary copies of her caregiver book, and her “Little Red House” quilt will be on display.