Retirement celebration for Dr. Glenn M. Pelecky


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Posted Online: May 13, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Press release submitted by Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency


The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend a gathering given in honor of Dr. Glenn M. Pelecky. Dr. Pelecky is the Chief Administrator at the Mississippi Bend AEA and is retiring after 25 years of service. An open house is being held on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Bend AEA Bettendorf office, located at 729 21st Street.

















 



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