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New church in town— come as you are



There’s a new church in Cook County, and it hopes to connect with people who need what it has to offer. Those who appreciate being accepted just the way they are and who see no good reason to dress up on Sundays might like this new church. It’s the Bay Area Vineyard Church, and to help it get rooted, pastors […]

Zinter is Thrivent Financial Volunteer of the Year



Gary Zinter, FIC, a Thrivent Financial representative in Silver Bay, has been named the 2009 Volunteer of the Year for the Thrivent Financial East Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin Regional Financial Office. Zinter was selected for his dedication to helping others through volunteerism and service last year. He supported the efforts of Thrivent’s chapter leaders and affiliated congregational coordinators in delivering […]

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