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Vale seniors welcome new officers and celebrate new mural

A new mural graces the east wall of the Vale Senior Center in Vale. The mural commemorates the work of the founding members of the center. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – Frances Rempel calls the new mural on the east side of the Vale Senior Center the “prettiest thing in town.”

“I love it. It just makes you feel good,” said Rempel.

The new mural honors and depicts the founding members of the senior center who crafted quilts.

Rempel, a long-time Vale resident, was the chairperson of the senior center committee that created the mural.

Rempel first partnered with local resident Frank Yraguen, a member of the Vale Heritage Reflections Mural Society, to find funding for the mural.

A $10,000 grant from the Wood Family Charitable Trust and the . . .