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Celebration and remembrance
Mayor Lee Leffingwell
Inscribing a message
'Oak Hill has angels/Doug & Janice'
Janice Todd's clay piece
'Just like the Olympics'
A message from the heart
Sampling the cake
The Scenic Brook and Windmill Run neighborhoods, as well as residents throughout Oak Hill and South Austin, remembered the April 17, 2011 Pinnacle wildfire. They honored the volunteers who helped reconstruction efforts.
Mayor Lee Leffingwell declares April 29 Oak Hill Wildfire Remembrance Day during a gathering commemorating the April 17, 2011 blaze that damaged or destroyed 21 homes.
Residents etched drawings and messages on clay pieces that will be included in a mosaic to commemorate the April 17, 2011 Pinnacle wildfire.
Desiree Whitely creates a mosaic tile at Remembrance Day at Windmill Run Park April 29.
Resident Janice Todd imprints a message into a piece of clay.
The message is destined to be included in a planned mosaic at Windmill Run Park.
Certificates of appreciation were made for the many local businesses and organizations that aided in rebuilding efforts.
Gary Hart, chairman of the Oak Hill Wildfire Relief, presents medals of appreciation to dedicated volunteers. He placed the medals on the volunteers' necks "just the Olympics," he said.
Lilly Henric thanked residents and volunteers with all of her heart.
Melody Clifford sampled the frosting of the commemorative cake that had stuck to the box.
Scenic Brook, Windmill Run neighborhoods mark wildfire anniversary
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