96 year old Virginia Wellendorf, a resident of Shepherd of the Valley’s Assisted Living in Poland, participated in the Youngstown Holiday Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting on December 5, 2014.
Wellendorf, who born in Youngstown and grew up in the city, wished she could go downtown and see all the changes that have been made. Wellendorf spent an afternoon in the city and saw the sights. The mayor’s office extended an invitation for Wellendorf to participate in Youngstown’s Holiday Parade. Wellendorf was presented with a proclamation and lit the tree.