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'Hort Night' also features building dedication

Former West Central Research and Outreach Center head Greg Cuomo address the audience at the dedication of the center's new administration building on Thursday. Behind Cuomo, from left, are Minnesota State Sen. Ellen Anderson (obscured), District 11A Rep. Torrey Westrom, University of Minnesota Vice President Robert Jones, and current WCROC head and scientist Lee Johnston.

The West Central Research and Outreach Center's annual Horticulture Night again drew hundreds of visitors to the center's gardens on Thursday.

Earlier in the day many more showed up for the dedication of the WCROC's new administration building.

See the Photo Gallery attached to this story and also see Saturday's Sun Tribune for more on the dedication and "Hort Night" activities.