John Hansen, seated, Jason Perry and Tom Jennings attend a dedication for a bench honoring John’s father, Larry Hansen at the Roswell Adult Center, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)
Family, friends and admirers of Larry Hansen gathered Wednesday at Roswell Adult Center to honor the longtime volunteer for a life of service. A clay-colored concrete bench has been placed in Hansen’s honor outside the center, where Hansen taught lapidary for 26 years.
Former Mayor Tom Jennings led the ceremony and spoke about the impact Hansen made in the Roswell area. Hansen, who passed away in 2009, received the Lawrence O’Brien Democratic Party Achievement Award in 1995, a national award in which Hansen was Login to read more