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Business briefs for June 2

Neil Brown receives certification

BEMIDJI — Neil Brown of Acme Tools has been recognized as a Certified Tool Specialist by Evergreen Marketing Group.

Brown has had more than four years of tool and equipment sales experience. He has completed more than 137 hours of a training program to become certified.

Visit Bemidji announces new hire

BEMIDJI — Visit Bemidji, an area destination management organization, recently created a new sales director position and hired Dana Randt.

Randt’s focus will be to attract meetings and conventions to the area, as well as continuing to promote the area and attractions for leisure travel.

Randt works from a home office in St. Cloud, which allows her to network with businesses in the metro to bring potential meeting planners to Bemidji, according to a press release.

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