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January 15, 2020

On this date ...

1975: Gideon Bender had been elected president of United Way’s board of directors in Clovis.

Vice-president was J.A. McDaniel,while John Hager had been re-elected treasurer.

Other officers were Ed Tatum, Col. Kenneth Kuhlmann and Dr. Gene Walker.

Randy Nieves was outgoing president, having helped the non-profit group raise more than $100,000 for the first time, the Clovis News-Journal reported.

United Way had held its annual banquet at the La Villa Steakhouse.

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