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Paws and Claws announces board of directors


Paws and Claws, a nonprofit organization that is gaining momentum to become a driving force supporting animal welfare in central Minnesota, announces this year’s board of directors, which includes three incumbents and four newly ratified members:

Betty Thomas, president, co-founder of Mann Lake Ltd., Hackensack.

Jack Thomas, vice president, co-founder of Mann Lake Ltd., Hackensack.

Theresa Ryan, chief financial officer, Pequot Lakes.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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