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Sewing and creating was once a business and has always been a passion hobby for Ruth Gmeinder.

Her home, full of vibrant colors, sparkling masks and plenty of smiles is also filled with four years of work and more than 50 hours of intricate detailing in costumes in preparation for the Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund primary fundraising event’s encore of, ‘An Afternoon in Venice.’

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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