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First City Republican Women Hold 4th Annual Meeting


December 08, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - The First City Republican Women celebrated their 4th annual meeting on Monday, December 5th.. President Laura Antosen hosted Lt. Governor Loren Leman and his wife, Carolyn. Mrs.Leman was the guest speaker for the dinner meeting held at the Cape Fox Lodge.

jpg Lt. Governor & Mrs. Leman

The Lemans in front of the Christmas Tree at the Governor's Annual Christmas Open House at the Governor's Residence, Juneau.
Tuesday, December 06, 2005.
Photo courtesy Office of the Lt. Governor

The Lt. Governor is a lifelong Alaskan, who grew up in Ninilchik.  His wife, Carolyn has lived in Alaska for 32 years. They have three children: Nicole in the 9th grade, Rachel in her junior year of Nursing School at the University of Alaska, in Anchorage and Joseph who is a recent graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Joseph Leman is currently participating in Pilot Training in Texas.

Mrs. Leman spoke on Family, Faith and Freedom. She said we should have faith in and respect our Commander in Chief and know that those family members both present and past who have served have preserved our nation and we should honor our freedom. She also said we should know that our freedom is protected and guarded by our service personnel, and we should express our faith in those that do protect us. Mrs. Leman said we should enjoy the family we cherish through the freedom and faith that our nation has offered us.

While only briefly in Ketchikan Monday, the Lt. Governor and Mrs. Leman also visited the Pioneers Home and its residents and the Gateway Christian School. The Lemans both are hoping to return to Ketchikan in the near future.

Newly elected officers for the First City Republican Women are President Sandra Meske, Vice-President Kim Voetberg, Treasurer Linda Randall and Secretary Debbie Berto.


Source of News:

The First City Republican Women

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