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Thursday, January 8, 2015

New Grand Representatives!!

Grand Orgainst Margaret Kennedy traveled to Ferndale Chapter on Jan 5th did a parade of 12 days of Christmas and Barbara Barquist was anounced Grand Representative of BC & Yukon.

Barbara is pictured with Bill Barquist former Grand Representative of BC & Yukon in WA and John Chamberlain, Grand Representative of BC & Yukon in Idaho

     On Tuesday, January 6, 2015, I had the pleasure of traveling to Maple Leaf Chapter in Bellingham to present a Grand Representative commission.
      I stood up under announcements, and read several fun facts about the state whose commission was being given.  My last line was “have you figured out what state you will be representing, Gary?”  MICHIGAN!!  I thought Gary would be surprised, BUT, the surprise was on me and everyone else in the chapter room.  It turns out that Gary’s counterpart had notification that his commission would be effective January 1, 2015, and so she called him to congratulate him at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, January 3!  As he was talking with his counterpart, he kept thinking “I’m not supposed to know this; I’m not supposed to know this.”  Too funny!!! 
     Congratulations to Gary Pitcher, Maple Leaf Chapter, Bellingham, the new Grand Representative of Michigan!
~Jean Ballard, AGC
             Jean Ballard, AGC and Gary Pitcher, Grand Representative of Michigan

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