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Members of VFW Post 9060 of Pierce County have moved into and are now renovating the former Methodist Church on Ellsworth's Plum Street. Pictured, left to right, are Glen Wakefield, Commander Bill Bowen and Walt Matzek. -- Photo by Judy Wiff

Moving in: County VFW members make old church their new home

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The Pierce County's Veterans of Foreign Wars post has found a permanent home in Ellsworth, and although there's still work to be done, things are coming along nicely.


VFW Post 9060, which has 160 members from around Pierce County, bought the former United Methodist Church on Plum Street last October and has been holding monthly and committee meetings there ever since.

"We haven't had a permanent home since we sold the bar (building)," said Commander Bill Bowen.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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