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Meet SELMARQ: Last month, Andrea sold her car. She purchased the Toyota Solara in December 2001 with 54 miles on it. After 16 and a half years, 177,520 miles, and lots of adventures, Andrea sold her first car. The end of an era.

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Mackinac Island

Meet SELMARQ: Jeff and wife Marcy traveled to Mackinac Island for a couple of days after Labor Day; the visit was a first for them both. Accessible only by ferry, the island has just five automobiles (including police, fire and ambulance) and 400-plus horses to...

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Hurricane Florence

Florence is coming in fierce and SELMARQ's hope and prayer is that our coastline friends are safe and protected. May all of us be safe from the effects of this storm. #prayforthecarolinas #hurricaneflorence2018 Chances are that this storm will not be devastating to...

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August Recap

Meet SELMARQ: Trista and family enjoyed August! Homegrown watermelon, biking the greenway, minor surgery for Linus, and a trip to Carowinds made for a great end of summer. We are ready for school.

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Meet SELMARQ: Trista and her mother took a pilgrimage to the Philadelphia area. While there, they venerated relics of many saints and holy people and visited friends with the Sisters of Saint Joseph.

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Fire Pit Completed

Meet SELMARQ: Following the completion of new porch construction last fall, Jeff (and S-I-L David) began digging out an area for a fire pit next to the porch. An extremely cold winter delayed completion until just before Independence Day ’18 when Jeff’s children,...

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