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CCBA Introduce New Officers at Feb. 4 Meet
The Cougar Business Association (CCBA) held its annual banquet Monday, Feb. 4 at Bob & Laura's Supper Club, Pound. President Vern Christopherson reviewed the year's activities including the recent installation of highway signage on 141 south of Coleman/Pound, north of County M. He and Vice President Kevin Schutte updated the group on plans for the Hwy. 64/141 overpass project.
School Superintendent Brian Walters told about the school winning the Sharp technology contest and his vision for the school district.
Postmaster Melissa Tarlton explained the changes at the local post offices and introduced customized route-by-route advertising. Advertising opportunities on the CCBA placemats used in area restaurants was discussed as well as the current project for a new business directory of members, also with advertising or coupon opportunities. Door prizes were donated by CCBA, Coleman Floral and Honey-Do Contractors.
Marcia Tachick of Senn's Coleman Insurance Associates was introduced as co-secretary, along with Judy Krueger of Travel Leaders and Glen Krueger Windmill Sales & Service. Present secretary, Michele DeWitt of Darin DeWitt/Metzler-Hanson Realty will become treasurer as that position is vacated by Richard Stank of Dan Risner & Son Excavating.