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New Visit Beloit director chosen

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Steve Benton
November 20, 2009
— A new Visit Beloit executive director is ready to take over the first of January.

Visit Beloit board president, Tim McKearn says they've chosen Debra Frederiksen to take over for retiring Martha Mitchell. McKearn says Frederiksen has the experience, decision making ability, and will be able to "fit in" with the current staff.


Frederiksen is currently working as the manager of Carillon Club, a gated community for active older adults in Naperville, Illinois. She was chosen from a field of about 50 candidates. McKearn says Frederiksen will be able to work with Mitchell for a few days in December before taking over the reigns January 1st.


Mitchell, who guided Visit Beloit for over ten years, will be honored with a public reception in December.



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