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The Pomeroy family -- from left, Jack, Ryan, Samb and Heather -- is looking forward to the Dining in the Dark dinner at Willow River Elementary School on Tuesday evening, Feb. 4. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

‘Dining in the Dark’ will enlighten Jack Pomeroy’s schoolmates

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It could be a little messy, 8-year-old Jack Pomeroy admits.

Tuesday evening, Feb. 4, 100 people with their eyes blindfolded will sit down to a spaghetti dinner in the Willow River Elementary School cafeteria.


Jack got the idea of holding the Dining in the Dark event after watching a KARE 11 TV report about one organized by a St. Paul boy who also has a retinal eye disease.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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