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Carolyn Bogott, Author at Austin Daily Herald

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Carolyn Bogott: YMCA’s Baker eager to give back to community

Diane Baker’s eyes shine as she describes her current job as executive director of the YMCA at the Austin Community Recreation Center.  She comes from ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Making the world a better place

Sara Lee’s personal goal in life is “to make the world a better place through health care and selfcare.” Her current job as a community ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Olson reaches out to welcome people to Austin

Did you know that Austin is one of the few cities in the whole country to have a concierge program? Usually, we only think of ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Kari Hall a welcoming face

Any time you enter Mayo Clinic Health Systems-Austin, your visit or stay is enhanced by the greeters at the door, the information desk volunteers, and ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Weikum — What’s good for the kids

AAUW’s purpose in having these columns published is to honor women who contribute to the fabric of the community of Austin.  Mary Weikum, Director of ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:13 pm

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Carolyn Bogott: HHH’s Holly Johnson learns along the way

Holly Johnson’s philosophy is to take opportunities as they come along and learn as you go.  Austin is so fortunate that she took the opportunity ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Clinefelter — A love of books and people

Julie Clinefelter’s love of books and of people resonates as she talks about her job as director of our Austin Public Library. She came into ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: A talent for music

Sue Radloff’s talent for music was recognized in second grade by her teacher at St. Augustine School, Sister Genovefa, who asked Sue’s parents if Sue ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:30 am

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Miriam Luehmann brings her love of reading to jail program

What would you do with your time if you were in jail? Inmates of our Mower County jail can spend time reading due to the ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:30 am

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A resource for the parents of the community

Eighty-nine-year-old Norma Klaehn’s voice on the telephone still exudes warmth and competence, important qualities for the person who answered the Parenting Resource Center’s Parent Warm ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Wallace is part of planning for the future

Holly Wallace wants to credit the influence that teachers can have. Her high school Art and English teachers, especially, fostered the idea of pursuing a ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 6:30 am

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Carolyn Bogott: Lanke displays enthusiasm for serving community

What a delight to speak with a young woman so full of enthusiasm for life and so thrilled with having found a community and a ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 6:30 am

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Kocer an example of successful leadership

Aug. 28, 2020, will be a big day for Lisa Kocer. She will retire after six years as the Director of Health and Human Services, ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:30 am

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Conradt finds success in Austin’s diversity

Carla Conradt enhanced our community for 17 years as a member of the KAAL TV 6 news staff.  Many may remember her fine work there ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 7:01 am

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Believing in a world of kindness

This petite dynamo of a woman is very self-effacing. She made it clear that the focus of a column about her should be kindness: the ... Read more

by Carolyn Bogott, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:01 am

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