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Former Twin Al Newman to speak at lunch meeting

Former Minnesota Twins player and coach Al Newman will be the featured guest speaker at an Alexandria Kiwanis meeting on Monday, April 21 at noon at Broadway Ballroom, Alexandria. The cost is $11 and includes lunch. The public is invited to attend.

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Newman won two World Series as a player with the Minnesota Twins. He managed in the minor leagues and coached third base under Ron Gardenhire. He also worked with younger players in the Minnesota Baseball Academy and Legion ball.

He is currently the field manager for the Alexandria Blue Anchors.

For more information, contact Bruce Nelson at (320) 808-0575.

Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.

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