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Fencing demonstration

Leslie McFarland Marx gave a fencing demonstration at the Friday, April 6, meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.Leslie McFarland Marx gave a fencing demonstration at the Friday, April 6, meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.

Mrs. Marx battled her way to the 2017  Veterans World Fencing Championship gold medal in Maribor, Slovenia, during February 2018 in the 50-59 age epee division and was responsible for the match win that also gave the USA Team the gold medal. Mrs. Marx, age 50 of Durham, N.C., is the daughter of Bob and Donna McFarland of Franklin County and the late Peggy McFarland.