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July 19, 2011

By Staff

Women’s Club installs new officers

The Issaquah Women’s Club recently held its installation of new officers for 2011-2012 at the Embassy Suites.

Cco-presidents eve’ Martinez-Petrut and Linda Baker; Sandy Cobel, first vice president; Yvette Dickerson and Katy Trader, co-secretary; Beth Sanford and Sharon Miller, second vice presidents; Katherine Booher, treasurer; Judy Smith, fundraising chairwoman.

The club meets at 9:30 a.m. the first Thursday of each month, from September through June, at Tibbetts Creek Manor.

Learn more at www.issaquahwomensclub.org.

Student sees Congress through Hispanic program

Martha Palomino, of Issaquah, is one of 30 university students from across the United States participating in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Congressional Internship Program.

As a Hispanic youth leadership development and educational organization, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute assigns interns to congressional offices on Capitol Hill for eight weeks, from June to August, to learn about the nation’s legislative process and issues pending before the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.

“It is such a privilege to be part of an internship like the one CHCI offers to Hispanic students across the nation, and I am proud to represent the Latino community in Issaquah, Seattle University, Seattle and Washington state,” said Palomino, who is majoring in finance.

She was placed with the office of Sen. Patty Murray.

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