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Geneseo Tour of Homes


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 3:41 pm
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Press release submitted by Geneseo Chamber of Commerce


Geneseo Tour of Homes to be Dec. 9, 12:30 - 4 p.m. Be sure to visit the 2012 Tour of Homes! Maple City Florist, 802 S. State Street; James and Stephanie Mattie, 7 Maplewood Drive; Phil and Karen Jordan, 758 Madison Avenue; John and Fran Grier, 217 S. College Avenue; Ryan and Kristen Wilson, 220 Park View Drive (Berly Woods).
Tickets are $10.00 per person and may be purchased in advance at:

C & S Antique Mall
Best Travel
Chamber of Commerce
Central Bank
Farmers National Bank
Blackhawk State Bank
Maple City Florist
Catherine A. Rothschild CPA PC
Charlet, Vandersnick and Associates (Ameriprise)
Or any GALS member.




















 



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