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DCCW Plans Annual Convention
All women are invited to participate in the Diocesan Council of Catholic Womens Annual Convention to be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at St. Mary Cathedral Parish Hall in Gaylord. The theme for this years convention is Following our Shepherds and will feature speakers: Most Rev. Bernard A. Hebda, Bishop of Gaylord; Fr. Wayne Dziekan, Director of the diocesan Secretariat for Justice and Peace; and David Martin, President and CEO of Catholic Human Services, Inc. The business portion of the meeting will include the election of new officers and presentation of proposed by-law changes. Sign in will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the Convention will conclude with a Eucharistic Liturgy at 3:00 p.m. at. St. Mary Cathedral. Cost to attend is $20 which includes lunch and refreshments. Registrations are due by May 10 and may be made by contacting your local Parish President or Regional Representative. You may also contact Gen Reynolds, DCCW Treasurer, for more information or to register. Gen may be reached by phone at 989.354.3208 or by mail at 1032 Birch Road, Alpena, Michigan 49707. For more information or to read newsletters highlighting the activities of the DCCW in the Diocese of Gaylord, log on to their website