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AROUND TOWN: Picnic at Benet Hill honors military

Military Mon, Jul 28, 2014 - 1:26 PM 0

For the fifth year the Benedictine Sisters of Benet Hill Monastery invited the public to their wooded retreat in Black Forest for a 
Sunday afternoon of natural beauty combined with face painting, basketball shooting,...

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