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The Family Conservancy – 2023 Brew for Books

The 10th annual Brew for Books, a benefit for The Family Conservancy, was held on April 26th at Boulevard Brewing Company. Guests donated books for children from infants to five-years-olds, and celebrated early brain development and literacy. Ryan Triggs was the featured performer. There was an auction and also yard games. 

Staff Members: (Front row) Jim Doyle, Paula Neth, Celeste Buckner, Amy Cochran, Jennifer Traffis, Jenna Ramos, and Scott Hanson (back row) Samantha Holmes, Karen Pahls, Jaycee Roe, Fran Spearman, Kelly Carroll, Gayle Anderson, Jocelyn Mourning, Casey Thomas, Gay Poteet, and Crystal Henry


(Front row) LiAnna Doyle, Kathy Swanson, and James Doyle (back row) Hannah Harmes, Max Doyle, Susan Doyle, and Jim Doyle


(Front row) MaryBeth Titus and Starla Titus (back row) Robb Titus, Spencer Titus, Jasmine Titus, Ian Schmidt, and Jared Schmitz


Christina Hager, Lauren Ellenbecker, Jocelyn Mourning, The Family Conservancy; Katie Pohlman, and Chelsea Laub


Melanie Siebert, Kim Middleton, Torree Pederson, and Kathleen Coup

Featured in the May 27, 2023 issue of The Independent. 


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