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City hosts cemetery open house

Thursday, July 21, 2016 by Nora Ankrum

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting an open house next week to introduce the public to the city’s new cemetery manager, Tonja Walls-Davis. She will oversee management of the five historic municipal cemeteries under PARD’s care: Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Plummers Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery and Oakwood Annex Cemetery. PARD staff will also provide an update on the Cemetery Master Plan, which was approved by City Council in September 2015. The event will take place Wednesday, July 27, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., at Austin Memorial Park Cemetery, 2800 Hancock Drive.

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