Flower power

Peg Lycan, left, gets a hug from Shannon Van Parys of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta after buying a dozen iris bunches on Tuesday.

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Peg Lycan, left, gets a hug from Shannon Van Parys of the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta after buying a dozen iris bunches on Tuesday. Lycan will give the flowers to co-workers in remembrance of a loved one who recently passed away from medical complications brought on by schizophrenia. The society’s Flag of Hope campaign makes irises available for $8 per bunch, or $15 for two bunches, to raise money for local programs. They are available today and Thursday at the society’s office at 4811 48th Ave., and Thursday at Bower Place Shopping Centre.

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