Florist works to improve her town

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TYRONE – Alice Mulhollan likes to be involved.

“I just like to be around people; it is a lot of fun. Everyone works to do their part for the betterment of the community. I would rather be involved. If you can’t help to make it better, don’t complain,” said Mulhollan, who participates in many community activities as well as runs her business, Alice’s Garden Florist & Gift, 857 Washington Ave.

Mulhollan is a member of the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and has been active with the Tyrone Merchants Association over the years.

She has co-chaired the town’s Irish Heritage Celebration for the past six years and is spearheading the merchants association trip to Ireland in April.

“This will be the first time we [merchants] have done this, but it is my third trip to Ireland. I am very excited to go again and share it with my friends. I love Ireland. I feel like I am at home the minute I step on that island.” said Mulhollan, whose great-great-grandfather Rudolph Mulhollan came to the United States from Ireland and settled in the Lewistown area. “I am Tyrone’s first Irish daughter. When people want to know something a……………. continues on Altoona Mirror

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