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Published: Thursday, 9/26/2013

AROUND TOWN

A new era begins at Lourdes

BY BARBARA HENDEL
BLADE SOCIETY EDITOR
Past Present Presidents: Past Lourdes Presidents Janet Robinson, Ann Francis Klimkowski, Sr. Marie Andre` Chorzempa, and Robert Helmer with 9th President David J. Livingston (center). Past Present Presidents: Past Lourdes Presidents Janet Robinson, Ann Francis Klimkowski, Sr. Marie Andre` Chorzempa, and Robert Helmer with 9th President David J. Livingston (center).
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September has been a busy month for celebrations and philanthropic endeavors.

The inauguration of Lourdes University’s ninth president, David J. Livingston, was a festive occasion Sept. 22 that included a gala reception for family, friends, and community leaders. Joining the new president were his wife Joan, son Matt, and daughter Sara.

Joining the procession were delegates from other institutions, including Denison University, Xavier University, Wittenberg University, University of Toledo, University of Detroit Mercy, Tiffin University, Malone University, Franklin University, Bowling Green State University, Mercyhurst University, Owens Community College, Mercy College, and Herzing University.

Former Lourdes presidents were in attendance: Sister Marie Andrée Chorzempa, Sister Ann Francis Klimkowski, Robert Helmer, and Janet Robinson.

Among the guests were Bishop Leonard Blair, Tom and Paulette Geiger, Brian and Mary Kennedy, Sandra Hylant, Alan and Lisa Sattler, Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough, Joan Bayer, Harvey and Connie Tolson, Fran Anderson, Brian and Faye Darah, Larry Peterson, Ernest and Carolina Enrique, Bob La-Clair, Paul and Pam Hollenbeck, Bill Rudolph, Joyce and Tom Bettinger, Walter Palicki, Jim and Mary Pope, Bruce Carver, Cindy and Chuck Dana, Dan Wakeman, Mike and Sondra Gibbons, Ann Meier, Dick and Dolly Flasck, and John Shousher.



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