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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 1453, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


Court 196’s Catholic Daughter of the Year announced

the Inland Register

(From the September 17, 2015 edition of the Inland Register)

Ginny Terpening is pictured in front of the statue of the Blessed Virgin at Assumption Parish, Spokane, after the crowning ceremony last May. (IR photo courtesy of Mary Alice McGinn)

Court 196’s Catholic Daughter of the year for the 2015/2016 term is Ginny Terpening.

Ginny joined Court 196 in 2001, and has been an active member ever since. She served as a court officer for 12 years, and held the positions of secretary, vice regent, and regent. She recently served a fill-in position as state second vice regent for several months.

Besides being a court officer, Ginny seems to be a “gofer” for anything else that is needed: making tags, tickets, and brochures; acting as computer “guru”; publishing the C.D.A. newsletter; and more. She has also been instrumental in organizing court activities such as the St. Patrick’s Day parade, an Apron Fashion Show, and the “Ugliest Hat Contest.”

Terpening is a Eucharistic Minister at Assumption Parish, Spokane, and is involved on several parish committees.

She was active in the PTA for 14 years, was employed as a Head Start secretary for 11 years, and is currently volunteering at CARITAS.

And if all of that weren’t enough, she recently added “Babysitter for twin grandchildren” to her resume.


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