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Valena Lane, who heads the Community Coordinating Council, said the idea germinated in her mind during a seniors’ event at the Ruston Civic Center in May.

“At that time, the campaign was really booming,” Lane said. “One part of the (CCC) is to provide enriching experiences for senior citizens. We always take educational trips, and in my remarks at the extravaganza, I said ‘Just think, next time our trip might be to Washington.’”

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