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Drive-by parade for Macklin is Tuesday

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Darlene Macklin is pictured July 15 during a King Turkey Day Board of Directors. Macklin, who joined the Chamber as a bookkeeper in April 1982 and has served as the organization's executive director, is retiring July 31. (Special to The Globe)

WORTHINGTON — A drive-by parade honoring Darlene Macklin, the retiring executive director of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in front of the Chamber office at 1121 Third Ave.

A tent will be set up on the sidewalk. Individuals may drive by, honk, wave or pull up briefly to wish Mackin well. For safety, people are asked to remain in their vehicles. For those who have a card or gift to drop off, Chamber staff will collect it from them.

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