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Options for Women hold meet, elect temporary officers

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Options for Women held their monthly meeting on May 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Clement. Following a prayer, the meeting was called to order by temporary president Christopher Hummel. Options for Women Steering Committee met on April 30. At that time temporary officers were elected. Christopher Hummel was elected president; Mary Oberman was elected vice-president; Mary Nell Brueggen was elected secretary; Jeanine Goddard was elected treasurer,

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  • PCMH named in Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

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  • BG Rotary to host Lakefest

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

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  • Cancer Memorial Park plans Memorial Day Ceremony

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm

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    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    BGE Special Olympics 1

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    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:31 pm

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