Voices of the Valley

Voices of the Valley is directed by Linda Iwaszko. The choir is made up of adults with cognitive disabilities who love to perform. They have three concerts a year and regularly sing the National Anthem at local ball games.

More than 100 people turned out on Dementia Friendly Sunday for the Second Annual Music by Heart community sing along in Lakefront Park June 9. The event featured the debut performance of the Lifelong Singers, the first dementia friendly choir in the St. Croix Valley. The day also featured a performance by the Voices of the Valley Choir and The Geezers. The day featured songs everyone in attendance seemed to remember. 

Music by Heart and Dementia Friendly Sunday was facilitated by the Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition with support from the St. Croix Valley Foundation and the St. Croix County Aging and Disabilities Resource Center.

For more information about the Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition contact Angie Pilgrim, Programs Officer for the St. Croix Valley Foundation, at apilgrim@scvfoundation.org. For more information about dementia and support and services available contact Dementia Care Specialist Nancy Abrahamson at the ADRC at Nancy.Abrahamson@sccwi.gov.

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