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Hospice's Butterfly Release June 12

PLATTSBURGH - Hospice of the North Country will hold its 5th annual Memorial Butterfly Release Saturday, June 12, at Melissa L. Penfield Park on Boynton Avenue.

The event will be open to anyone wishing to celebrate the life of a loved one who has passed away or to anyone wishing to honor someone they know.

Approximately 120 Monarch butterflies will be released simultaneously. The Memorial Butterfly Release has been held in Plattsburgh since 2006 aimed at bringing together family members of Hospice patients and those wishing to celebrate a loved one.

Pre-purchasing butterflies is encouraged and should be done by Friday, June 4, however, butterflies may be purchased at the event based on availability. The cost is $15 per butterfly.

For more information, call 561-8465.

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