The Rochester office of the Minnesota DFL Party presented about $400 worth of classroom supplies to public school teachers this week.

The supplies collected by the Rochester office include paper, pencils, pens, dry-erase markers, tissue and other things teachers need on a daily basis, said local DFL Party official Lynn Wilson.

DFLers in Moorhead, Duluth Mankato and the Twin Cities also collected supplies for teachers.


Stephen Rose, vice president of sales and marketing and part owner of Data-Smart Computers, has been named chairman of the United Way of Olmsted County's technology committee.


The committee works with nonprofit organizations in southeast Minnesota and is made of volunteers from IBM, Mayo, Olmsted County and several other businesses. Committee volunteers conduct training in computer software and hardware, technology-plan writing and review, local area network setup and trouble shooting, and technology grant writing. In addition, the committee helps nonprofits by answering questions and offering solutions for their technology concerns.

Rose is past president of CommunityNet and helped with the merger of CommunityNet into the United Way of Olmsted County. He is on the Olmsted United Way board of directors. He also is on the board of directors of the Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota and serves on its fund-raising committee.


The John Marshall High School Class of 1995 reunion committee is searching for fellow classmates for the 10-year reunion to be July 22-24. Many events are planned, including a dinner at the Ramada Inn in Rochester. Send your mailing address, e-mail address, name (maiden and married) and phone number to, or call Rachel Hurt at 252-0821.

Community News appears Fridays. To submit news items, send them to the City Desk, Post-Bulletin, P.O. Box 6118, Rochester, MN 55903.

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