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Ladies Benevolent Society celebrates 150 years

6:53 PM, Apr. 26, 2013
The home operated by the Ladies Benevolent Society from 1902 to 1972
The home operated by the Ladies Benevolent Society from 1902 to 1972
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It all started with a few well-to-do Oshkosh women who wanted to help the needy in 1863.

One hundred and fifty years later, the Ladies Benevolent Society - since renamed to the Ladies Benevolent Society: Advocates for Older Adults - is still serving the Oshkosh community. Its focus has shifted and its reach has grown, and its members say it will be around "forever."

Members will celebrate 150 years of service next week. The group was founded during the Civil War, and for its first two years was known as the Ladies Aid Society. Its original focus was on helping the war effort. Along with the name ...

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