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Friday May 29th, 2015 8:25PM

Rotary seeks nominees for 75th Man and Woman of the Year awards

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - The Rotary Club of Gainesville is now accepting nominations for its prestigious Man and Woman of the Year awards, according to Bonnie Chessher Oliver, past-president of the club.<br /> <br /> "The Rotary Club has been honoring outstanding men and women in our community for many years," Oliver said. "This is the 75th annual award to be presented. The awards are for extraordinary voluntary community service and are open to anyone in the community," <br /> <br /> The Man and Woman of the Year will be announced and recognized at the annual Rotary Banquet February 10, 2014. <br /> <br /> For more information, go to www.rotaryclubofgainesville.com or call 770-297-2333.
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