Community discussion planned for Petersburg
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Everyone’s invited to a community discussion Wednesday night called “Let’s Talk Petersburg.” Organizers are hoping to attract residents of all ages and walks of life to an evening of roundtable discussions on the community’s values, problems and possibilities.
Joe Viechnicki spoke with two members of the Let Talk Petersburg group, Nicole McMurren, a board member with the Petersburg Community Foundation and Jessica Ieremia with Petersburg’s public library about this week’s forum.
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The Lets Talk Petersburg meets Wednesday November 7th at 6:15 p.m. at the Sons of Norway Hall. Parents interested in attending can take advantage of free child care and pizza provided at the Petersburg Childrens Center from 6-9.
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