The Arc to host rose sale

Published 7:57 am Friday, February 16, 2018

The Arc Mower County will host its 23rd annual Rose Sale from Feb. 19 to March 30.

Proceeds will help fund programs benefitting children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including advocacy and family support services, Special Olympics, housing, People First Aktion Club, vacations, and Our Place Recreation Center.

Red roses and multi-colored “lollipop roses” will be offered. A dozen red roses are $18, or $24 with a vase.

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The lollipop roses are $20 for a dozen, or $26 with a vase. Delivery is available within the city of Austin.

Order forms can be found by email:, calling 507-433-8994, or visiting the website, Orders will be taken until March 30, and pick up and delivery is scheduled for April 17.

The Arc’s mission is to promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.