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Tickets available now for Taste of Home Cooking School

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Tickets are on sale now for the always-popular Taste of Home Cooking School set for Tuesday, September 24 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria.


Tickets are available at two locations:

-- Echo Press office: 225 7th Avenue East in Alexandria; and

-- Elden's Fresh Foods: corner of Third Avenue East and Nokomis Street in Alexandria.

General admission tickets are $12 and available at either location.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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