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Life Connections takes shape

Bryan Smith, left, and Andrew Wakefield assemble the Gutter Helmet display with co-worker Kevin Radtke in background on Thursday in the Cardinal Arena.

WILLMAR - Vendors set up Thursday for Friday's 17th annual Life Connections for adults 50-plus.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 pm. The event is free.

Health and nutrition are featured but there is much more, including entertainment and informational discussions. 

The West Central Sanitation Senior of the Year will be announced at 10:20 a.m. followed by the award for the most Senior Friendly Non-Profit, presented by the Willmar Area Community Foundation.

Sponsors are Willmar Regional Cancer Center, Southwest Initiative Foundation and the West Central Tribune.

Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 
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