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Catholic Daughters of the Americas elect new state officers

GRAND JUNCTION. Catholic Daughters of the Americas held its biennial Colorado state convention June 9-11 in Grand Junction. Eleven of the 13 state courts were represented, with a total of 75 participants. 
During the convention, new state officers were elected. Barb Ward of Longmont was elected State Regent; Rachel Brown of Alamosa was elected First Vice State Regent; and Irene Demers of Woodland Park was named State Treasurer. 
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is a national organization for all Catholic women sharing Catholic values and striving to make the world a better place to live, practice the faith, and follow the organization’s motto of Unity and Charity.  
For more information about the Catholic Daughters in Colorado, visit the state website at www.catholicdaughterscolorado.org.

Photo: Pictured are (left to right) Irene Demers, State Treasurer; Rachel Brown, First Vice State Regent; and Barb Ward, State Regent. (Photo courtesy of Evelyn Irving)

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