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Alger Women of Honor 2013

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Date: August 14, 2013
Contact: Mary Jo Cook, 906-387-2607, ext. 213

MUNISING, Mich. The public is invited to attend the 19th annual Alger Women of Honor Observance to be held Thursday, August 22. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is sponsoring the event.

The program will be held at the Alger County Heritage Center located at 1496 Washington Street in Munising. A social half-hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 6 p.m.

The roll of honor recognizes Alger County women who have lead enriched lives whether through work, hobby, volunteerism or everyday living. At this year's event, three women will be honored.

The honorees are Evelyn Morrison of Grand Marais, and Debra Fulcher and Lenore Schramm of Munising.

The Women of Honor Observance celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.The theme of this year's observance is, "Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination."

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