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Cara Frank became the 2014-15 president of the United Way of Becker County on July 1. She will launch the nonprofit organization’s annual fundraising drive next month. SUBMITTED PHOTO

New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’

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From serving as the admiral of the 73rd Northwest Water Carnival to sitting on the preschool and daycare committee for her home church in Frazee, volunteering has been an integral part of Cara Frank’s life since she moved to the lakes area 13 years ago.


“I love to be involved,” said Frank, who was recently named as 2014-15 president of the United Way of Becker County.

In fact, volunteerism was something that was practically bred into her from the day she was born.

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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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