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Leonore Potter has worked as the executive director of the Boys and Girls Club since 2003. Potter will retire in March. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Leaving a legacy, Boys and Girls Club's executive director retiring

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In the morning, the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area is a colorful, yet quiet space.

Bright paintings hang on the walls of empty rooms. Pool tables sit silently waiting for someone to play them. Books go unread.


A few employees shuffle about, but the hallways soon become quiet again.

All of this changes after school lets out. That's when kids start to filter in.

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