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“Remembering the Holocaust 1939-1945” Presentation June 12

Submitted by Pat Plantenberg on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:55

(Townsend) (June 7) — The Rotary Club of Townsend has invited Walter Deege to speak at their Rotary Meeting June 12 at 7 pm in the Community Room on the Townsend School District #1 Campus at 201 North Spruce Street.  Walter will share his experiences as a young boy in the Netherlands during WWII.  His is a first-hand account of the terror his family endured during the Nazi occupation from its prison system to their concentration camps.  The program and narrated slide show will last about ½ hour.  Because of the special program, Rotary has invited everyone to attend. 

The Rotary Club will start with committee meetings at 5 pm, followed by a Board Meeting from 5:30-6:30 pm.  Their regular meeting will start at 6:30 and end by 7 pm in time for the Holocaust presentation.  Please join us. 

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Contacts: Patrick Plantenberg (431-4615/