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  • Bunny Long honored for service to Boonville

  • Bunny Long honored for service to Boonville
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  • The Boonville Women's Club
    honored long time Boonville resident
    Bunny Long who just celebrated
    her 100th birthday last
    week, at the annual BWC Garden
    Party, which was held at the Hain
    House Memorial Gardens Thursday
    around lunch.
    Long has been a large supporter
    of the gardens and contributed as
    much as 20 years of her life maintaining
    the gardens.
    "Today we are honoring Bunny
    for her service to the Friends of
    Historic Boonville, especially the
    Hain House," Boonville Woman's
    ClubMember Linda Harlan said.
    About five years ago, the
    Boonville Woman's Club decided
    to get oral history fromwomen living
    in the town who were really
    important to the area. Long was
    featured in this oral history project.
    During the party, Long was
    given a birthday cake along with
    many words of gratitude for her
    continued service.
    Boonville Women's Club PresidentMyrna
    Bruce was very excited
    to honor Long for her service, especially
    in the very gardens she devoted
    much time to.
    Friends ofHistoric Boonville Executive
    Director, Melissa Strawhun, said Long had helped
    the Friends be what they are today.
    Long said she was happy to see
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