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DL Community Band membership is fired up and growing

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They may not have 76 trombones, but since the Lakes Area Community Concert Band first formed in 2006, the group has been steadily growing in numbers.


"I think we're up to about 40 members now," says Rick Olson, who has served as the band's manager since its inception.

In fact, whole families have begun taking part in the group's Thursday night rehearsals, according to Olson.

"We have the Moen family, with two brothers and two sisters who are in the band," he says.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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