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|USCF Recognizes Joan Dubois's 45th Anniversary|
|By Cheryle Bruce|
|May 13, 2015|
Yesterday we celebrated Joan Dubois 45th Anniversary with the US Chess Federation.*
Ruth Haring and Jean Hoffman were here for the luncheon and presentation.
When Joan applied back in 1969, the job ad had no business name and mentioned working with charts and graphs.
She called for an interview and thought they said "chest federation" which was perfect for her dreams of working in the medical field. Joan arrived for the interview and saw it was the Chess Federation with which she was totally unfamiliar. She said she didn't think the job was for her, but the interviewers said they liked her smile and she was hired. The rest is USCF history. Thanks to Joan for her years of service to the USCF!
*The actual 45th anniversary date was 11/12/2014, but we arranged the celebration for this year.