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Piano bar president lights up Cashmere Rotary

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The good folks at Cashmere Rotary invited me for a chat this week and their reputation as a hard-working, fun-loving bunch can be confirmed.

Their president, Jeff Duzenbery, is a recent transplant to our region. As a business, he developed pension plans in Alaska but his passion is music. He started playing the piano and singing in clubs as a student at Pacific Lutheran University and eventually ended up playing gigs in Las Vegas. 

Having a song and dance man as  club president is rather unique and let's just say it adds to the entertainment value when he hits the piano and leads the group in song. They should sell tickets to their meetings.

Duzenbery said he discovered our area when he ran into Wenatchee developer Ron Andre while playing golf west of the mountains. He moved to Andre's Broadview development two year ago with his wife and scouted around for a service club, which led him to Cashmere.

"There's a chemistry about this area," Duzenbery told me.

The big news in Cashmere is the 23-0 girls basketball team and the wonderful news that club member Tracy Franklin's sister received a heart transplant this past weekend and is doing fine. Franklin said the support from the community has been unbelievable.

But that's just par for the course in Cashmere.

If you want to see my video interview with Greg Taylor, lot onto wenatcheeworld.com and click on videos. Taylor, the candy king of North Central Washington, will hopefully received a hefty fine from the club next meeting for using the opportunity to shamelessly plug his company's new Orchard Bar when he was supposed to be highlighting the club's civic effort.