National Medal Ceremony 2010
National Medal Ceremony at the White House on Dec. 17, 2010White House TranscriptAward Breakfast at PWPL on Nov.16, 2011 The Peter White Public Library sent three representatives to Washington D.C. to receive the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Pam Christensen, Library Director, accepted the award, accompanied by Toni Eppensteiner, PWPL Board President, and Jane Ryan, Marquette-Alger Chapter Chair of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) and the designated community member. First Lady Michelle Obama was the featured speaker, and presented the awards.  A transcript of her remarks can be found at the White House website. National Medal

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Jane, Pam, First Lady Jane Jane and dog Toni and Jane
Jane Ryan,
Pam Christensen,
and First Lady Michelle Obama with IMLS National Medal award.
White House replica
The Marquette delegation was treated to an official tour of the White House, which was decorated for the holidays with a replica of the White House dog, the White House itself, and Christmas trees in almost every room. Toni and Pam
 

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