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Alliance chamber staff member excited with new position

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The new Alliance Chamber of Commerce Assistant Director has been in the position for nearly a month and says she's enjoying every bit of it.

Juanita Peterson began the position on June 18th.

She's no stranger to Alliance. She graduated from Grandview Elementary, Alliance High School and Western Nebraska Community College of Alliance.

Peterson also spent eight years in the United States Navy. "I was a jet engine mechanic, worked on F-18 airplanes," she said.

Part of Peterson's new chamber position is planning Heritage Days. She says it was a fun challenge and is excited for the community to have fun during next week's festivities.

"I'm totally excited about all the events going on. I'm excited to be part of it. I've been around Alliance for Heritage Days several times now. it's different to be behind the scenes and getting it going and stuff," Peterson said.

Peterson has two children, a 16-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter.
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