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Karen Dahlstrom

Karen Dahlstrom
Karen and her husband Neil live in Moline with their 11-year-old son, Grant. She is a graduate of Augustana College and currently serves as Executive Director of Admissions at Augie. The Dahlstroms are active Quad Citizens and enjoy all the area has to offer (especially hiking, biking, eating and sports!). Karen loves connecting with other women and swapping stories about parenting, friendships and life. She's a mentor with Lead(h)er and is also an active volunteer with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement and the John Deere Classic.
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