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Marilynn Highland

Communication Center Customer

What is your connection with SSB?

Got first job in 1958, worked for five years and now use for Communication Center for transcription for Christian fellowship for the blind.

Hometown?

Pillager, MN

What do you do for fun outside of work?

Scrabble! I do a lot of walking with former coworkers, too. I enjoy going out to eat, spending time with friends, knitting, and reading.

Who or what inspires you?

Friends

Favorite travel destination(s)?

Planning to go to Florida in March! I’m also going to New Jersey in January for a new guide dog.

A personal accomplishment that makes you proud?

I’ve worked with Christian Fellowship for 30 years. I’m also proud of having the type of personality that can get things done.

What was the first job you ever had?

As a sophomore in high school, I was a phone solicitor for a window company. My first full-time job was at St. Paul Fire Marien Insurance. I worked at my last job - Employers Mutual Insurance company - for 28 years.

Any hidden talents?

I sing and am a vocal soloist.

Something about you that most people don’t know?

I’m an open book.

Favorite food or restaurant?

Currans Family Restaurant or Granite City. I love flatbread!

What book is on your nightstand?

Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

Favorite movie?

Magnificent Obsession

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