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Lincoln Woman's Club members attend annual convention in Fairbury

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[April 29, 2013]  Four members of the Lincoln Woman's Club recently attended the GFWC Illinois 17th District convention in Fairbury. Representing the Lincoln club were Ruth Sloot, Sue Beaver, Sandy Johnson and Mary Cooper.

The Lincoln club was honored to receive seven first-place awards at the convention. The awards were in the areas of public issues, conservation, legislation, fundraising, international outreach, education, and domestic violence.

Recognition as best overall was given to the areas of fundraising and international outreach.

District officers were installed by Patricia Heitman, GFWC Illinois president, with Donna Cross, district president, officiating. Fourteen clubs participated in the annual district convention.

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