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Albany resident to talk of experiences in US Coast Guard
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ALBANY - After the Albany Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Historical Museum, 119 N. Water St., will be a program presented by Albany resident Richard Horn.

Horn will relate his experiences from serving in the U.S. Coast Guard on the Great Lakes, focusing especially on Lake Erie.

Horn was born in Milwaukee County and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

His family has a history of involvement with ships, and Horn worked on both a tug and a buoy-tender.

Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to this free event.

There also will be a sign-up sheet for the annual Christmas dinner, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Albany Lion's Club.

The Albany School Choir will present a program, and the public is invited.

Dinner is $12; reservations are required and may be made by signing up at the Historical Society Nov. 17 meeting, or by calling Dorothy Schlapback at 608-862-3573.