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Jay Nesseth, present president of the Ellsworth Lions Club, visited before formally speaking to members of the local chamber of commerce at their meeting Thursday. Nesseth’s topic was Lionism. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)

President touts Lionism to Ellsworth chamber members

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From one service organization to another came information Thursday.

Jay Nesseth, present president of the Ellsworth Lions Club, spoke about Lionism at the local chamber of commerce meeting. Lions International was formed in 1917 and Ellsworth’s club was chartered on Oct. 20, 1930.

“It’s the oldest club in Western Wisconsin,” Nesseth said, adding it’s also one of the oldest in the state.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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