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Holly Johnson: Enrichment and new paths

This is the 438th article I have submitted to the Austin Daily Herald for publication.  I remember the ...

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Holly Johnson: Celebrating 10 years of food

The countdown is on!  In five weeks the Hormel Historic Home will pay tribute to the food, music, ...

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Holly Johnson: Woman of strength and caring

I sure wish Charlotte Hormel would have been at the Hormel Historic Home this week.  George’s younger sister, ...

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Holly Johnson: We recognize the impact of women on our community

Since 1980, March has been designated as the official time of year to recognize the impact that women ...

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Holly Johnson: The show must go on!

I am pleased to announce that the ninth annual Harris Music Contest was a success despite the COVID-19 ...

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Holly Johnson: HHH hosting Wedding & Event Showcase in March

The Hormel Historic Home will be hosting the 10th annual one stop shop Wedding & Event Showcase on ...

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Holly Johnson: Lizzie Hormel: full of ambition

As often happens around the Hormel Historic Home, we start out researching one topic and end up with ...

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Holly Johnson: Let’s take a look at real love

In honor of Valentine’s Day this weekend, I researched the history of the day we now traditionally celebrate ...

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Holly Johnson: Letters from World War I

I mentioned last week that I would be sharing items of interest from the donation of the 1911 ...

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Holly Johnson: Marketing important to George Hormel

I am grateful to the Austin Daily Herald and Austin Living publications for giving me the opportunity to ...

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Holly Johnson: 21 to-dos at the HHH

Although the Christmas decorations will be on display at the Hormel Historic Home for another week, we have ...

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Holly Johnson: Remembering Anita Ulwelling

In 1946 Gertrude Skinner wrote a tribute about her dear friend Lillian Belle Hormel after her passing.  The ...

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Holly Johnson: Celebrating Twelfth Night

Since I am sure you’ve always wondered how the ladies of the YWCA in the 1930s celebrated Twelfth ...

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Holly Johnson: Celebrating the New Year 100 years ago

Happy New Year!  No matter if you had a party for one or a virtual celebration online with ...

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Holly Johnson: A time for reflection

If you asked 10 people to tell you what Christmas and New Year’s celebrations mean to them personally, ...

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