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Five Wings calls for new board members

The Five Wings Arts Council (FWAC) board is seeking a representative from Todd, Wadena, Cass and Morrison counties for a term beginning Aug. 28th. Volunteer council members meet monthly, except July and December, and serve a maximum of two three-year terms. Each member is reimbursed for meals and mileage associated with Arts Council business.

The Five Wings Arts Council is one of eleven designated regional arts councils which distributes both legislative and private funds to artists and arts organizations throughout the counties of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena. Council members are charged with making recommendations on policies, programs and grants related to the arts within the five county region. Anyone interested in serving the arts in this capacity should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Five Wings Arts Council, PO Box 118, Staples, MN 56479 or e-mail by Aug. 20th.

For more information regarding board service call (877) 654-2166 or e-mail

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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