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The Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club has been growing by leaps and bounds lately, with membership jumping to over 450 kids this year.


"That's an increase of 30 percent (over the past year)," said Jeff Aafedt, president of the club's board of directors.

With participation in its after school and summer activity programs more than doubled, the club is more in need of community support than ever, noted Pat Petermann, the executive director.

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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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