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From Mokena: Mokena’s own ‘Golden Girls’ honored for 50 years of service
12:00 pm CST November 16, 2019

Three women — Carmen Smallwood, Joan Fleckenstein and Virginia Backhus — attended their first few meetings of the then recently formed Mokena Woman’s Club in 1969.

Fifty years later, at the club’s Oct. 14 monthly gathering, these Mokena residents were recognized in a surprise celebration for their golden anniversaries.

Smallwood had a similar reaction.